Pierre Morey Bourgogne Blanc 2014

Pierre Morey Bourgogne Blanc 2014  - Les Marchands Restaurant & Wine Shop
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This branch of the Morey family has been around for quite some time (about 200 years of vineyard ownership), and certainly in the mix, as they were share croppers (métayage) for Comtes Lafon which means they farmed and bottled wines under their family name from shared vines owned by Comtes Lafon in the 1er Cru Meursault vineyards of 'Perrières', 'Charmes', and 'Genevrières', plus the Grand Cru of Montrachet. Pierre himself finished vineyard school in 1966 and worked alongside his father in all these famous vineyards. Then he started working at Leflaive in 1988 and became the winemaker for Anne Claude Leflaive from 1998-2008. Pierre's daughter Anne is now running the family domaine after working under him for a decade.

Age of vines: 35+ years 
Size of vineyard: 1.45 hectares 
Owned: In the Morey family since 1900 
Location: Meursault, lieux dits: 
Farming: Organic since 1993, Biodynamic since 1998
Production: 1000 cases 
Characteristics of the wine: Classic Chardonnay with the elegance of the wines of Meursault, where it is produced from vines very close to the “Village” appellation zone. Soils are limestone/clay. Charming in its youth, well-made and capable of aging.

Technical Information
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy