2018 Les Heritiers Saint Genys Morgon Aux Charmes

Gamay - 750ML
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JS 97
JS 97

jamessuckling.com, April 2022

What a sensational perfume this Morgon has! So rich and sensual, yet so refined and complete on the enveloping yet delicate palate. Mind-blowing concentration at the breathtakingly long finish that builds to a gigantic...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Gamay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Beaujolais
Appellation Morgon
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Les Heritiers Saint Genys Morgon Aux Charmes, a red wine that hails from the illustrious region of Beaujolais in Burgundy, France. Crafted from the highly esteemed Gamay varietal, this wine encapsulates the essence of elegance and finesse.

Upon pouring, the wine unveils a captivating ruby red hue that glistens with vibrancy, enticing the senses from the very first glance. The nose is an olfactory symphony, exuding a sensational perfume that is nothing short of extraordinary. Rich and sensual, it reveals layers of complexity and depth, intertwining notes of ripe black cherries, wild berries, and crushed violets. This intoxicating bouquet is further complemented by subtle hints of earthiness and spice, offering a harmonious balance that is truly captivating.

On the palate, the wine unveils its true magnificence. Impeccably refined and complete, it caresses the taste buds with a velvety texture and a remarkably enveloping quality. The mind-blowing concentration is evident, as the flavors slowly unfurl, revealing an impressive array of black fruit compote, dark chocolate, and a touch of licorice. The velvety tannins provide structure and support, while the well-integrated acidity adds a refreshing liveliness to the wine.

The finish is nothing short of breathtaking, lingering on the palate with an astonishing length that seems to defy time. It builds to a crescendo, leaving an indelible impression that will stay with you long after the last sip. With a score of 97 from the esteemed James Suckling, it is evident that this wine is truly exceptional.

Whether enjoyed now or cellared for further development, the 2018 Les Heritiers Saint Genys Morgon Aux Charmes is a wine that demands attention and reverence. It is a testament to the impeccable craftsmanship of the talented winemakers at Les Heritiers Saint Genys, and a true gem in the world of Burgundy wines. Uncork this masterpiece and allow yourself to be transported to the heart of Beaujolais, where beauty and complexity intertwine in perfect harmony.