From Decanter: Jane Anson’s column on Crus de Beaujolais
I hope they don’t get ahead of themselves and ruin things.
I really enjoyed the 2014 Marcel Lapierre Morgon I had last week, but the ridiculous 375mL bottle would probably have Marcel spinning in his grave.
Love that wine. It’s become a fixture on Thanksgiving for the last several years.
Hard to tell, given the site’s layout, if you’re referring to the 2014 Marcel Lapierre Morgon(the post above yours) or to Beaujolais Crus in general (i.e., the OP’s initial quote).
I was referring specifically to the Marcel Lapierre Morgon although, various vintages. I have however enjoyed other Cru Beau wines previously as well.
Looking at my cellar, I mostly have CB’s from the following producers:
Jean-Marc Burgaud Morgon
Jules Desjourneys Fleurie or Moulin-à-Vent (loaded up on these since hard to find)
Marcel Lapierre Morgon
Thibault Liger-Belair Moulin-à-Vent
Yvon Métras Fleurie or Moulin-à-Vent
Domaine des Terres Dorées (Jean-Paul Brun) Côte de Brouilly or Fleurie
In Philly, we started doing a Cru Beaujolais BYOB dinner at Bibou (Philly’s best French restaurant) every November, which we called our Anti-Beaujolais Nouveau dinner! It was always a big hit (but of course some people refused to come because they “don’t drink Beaujolais”, LOL).