Foillard's 2017 Morgon Côte du Py

Posted by Joe Salamone

Côte du Py is one of Beaujolais' great vineyards. Foillard is undoubtedly the master of the site.

No one renders it with equal clarity, complexity, or textural beauty. Foillard's Côte du Py captures the wild cherry, mineral, and floral-tinged quality of the vineyard in an unparalleled way.

Foillard's 2017 Morgon has an unusual amount of presence and depth while still being seriously gulpable. Thinking of it as a cross between 2014 and 2015 is helpful. There's a lovely balance between richness and energy. It has an underlying structure that pulls everything into harmony.

The vintage allowed Foillard to produce a layered and powerful Côte du Py with a vibrant, driving core. There's a lovely balance between richness and energy. We love the underlying structure that pulls everything into harmony as it carries a stony minerality, earth, and tea notes across the palate.

I'm not going to belabor this. Foillard is one of the most famous and most beloved producers in all of Beaujolais. There's really not much new to say about his Côte du Py besides stocking up is always a smart move, especially at this sharp pricing. 

To order, email offers@crushwineco.com or call the store at (212) 980-9463.

Joe Salamone
Wine Buyer
Crush Wine & Spirits

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