Mee Godard, Morgon Cote du Py 2017Regular price $40.00 Save $-40.00
Before Mee Godard moved to France, she studied wine in Oregon, then moved her way to enology school in Montpellier. Her love for the Beaujolais area grew after working for several Burgundy based wineries. Beaujolais is one of the few places in France where an aspiring winemaker can start up their own winery. Mee is a one-person show that prunes, farms, and runs a strict cellar. She is part of a new wave of talented individuals that are actively paving a path for the future generation of winemakers by setting new trends. Everything is done by hand in the vineyard and yields are kept low. She is slowly converting the agriculture to biodynamic methods, though already practices organic. Her style involves using both carbonic and non-carbonic maceration for deeply structured wine. Keep an eye out for her Morgon wines of Beaujolais because she continues to deliver.
The Cote du Py is a famous vineyard in the village of Morgon, known for its "rotten rock" schist soils. Wines from this vineyard are among the most intense and structured in this village. Mee's Cote du Py utilizes fruit from this vineyard the two surrounding "Morgon" and "Chaponne" vineyards. The average age of the vines is 70 years old.