MATHIEU & CAMILLE LAPIERRE
Morgon Cuvée Camille
About this winery
David Schildknecht of the Wine Advocate implores consumers to drink more Beaujolais calling it a "happy hunting ground for jaded or bargain-seeking wine lovers" continuing a trend that has brought much greater exposure to the region over the past few vintages. We are thrilled to again offer one of the region's most exciting producers Domaine Mathieu and Camille Lapierre. Long-time followers will note change in name from Domaine M. Lapierre to Mathieu and Camille. Sadly Marcel passed away in...
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With only 1.0540 hectares in production (cadastral number AX0084), Cuvée Camille comes from an old plot on the Côte du Py (with south-west exposure, in shallow soil). The grapes go through the same meticulous stages as their Morgon, except that the fermentation will be longer and done 100% in truncated wooden vats. This cuvée was born when Camille Lapierre (Marcel's daughter) returned to the estate, but it is also a nod to her grandfather Camille (Marcel's father).