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DOMAINE BRISSONThe Brisson family, originating in the Pays-de-la-Loire is known since 1431. Its apply in the region of Lion are old. Acquired in 1958 per Michel Brisson, the family winegrowing, enjoys a situation privileged in mid-slopes directed in the south. Old property of the lords of Fonterenne de Villié (1604), it constituted one of the smallholdings of the lords of the manor. A hunting lodge of the XVIII ème century equipped with a superb arched cellar is currently occupied by Gerard Brisson and his family. After its training of oenologist in Burgundy, it joined his father on the estate in 1974 and, since the death of Michel in 1980, continues and develops the work of development of the winegrowing with an attentive care and a rigorous requirement. Reasoned culture, Terra Vitis in 2009.
Interview: "The 2018 was a qualitative and quantitative year for winegrowers who were able to wait before harvesting and it was not easy to vinify because of the very high degrees. We market this year 2015, 2016, 2017 and in July, 2018".
Since 2009, the Terra Vitis specifications have allowed further progress in the quality of the wines. No thermovinification, traditional vinifications, hence beautiful color wines with a good ability to age. We recently opened a remarkable 1984 bottle. Vintages for sale in 2016: La Louve 2014, 2015 - Vieilles Vignes 2001, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011.
The current events in the Domain: "My two sons, Michel and Louis, now accompany me in the management of the vineyard, and I continue to develop more and more our activity in wine tourism: tasting workshops, with initiation and improvement by groups of 5 to 10 people; individual and group wine-maker appetizer; local meals prepared by the producer. Day tour in Burgundy or Beaujolais by collection car....”
Notes of Patrick Dussert's tastings: This Morgon Les Charmes red La Louve 2017 is a beautiful deep red, complex and fruity nose with a dominant cherry, one is seduced by its beautiful structure that predicts a beautiful future.
The 2016, rich, intense garnet color, with dense and supple tannins at the same time, a beautiful classic and concentrated wine, with notes of violet and liquorice, that you are advised on hot pigs or duck stew.
Superb 2015, racy, spicy, with subtle scents where dominate ripe fruit, musk and violet, all in structure, very typical, combining finesse and frame, of a beautiful harmony in mouth, beautiful guard.
We also recommend the Morgon Les Charmes Noble Tradition rouge 2009, Terra Vitis, both fleshy and silky, colorful, with a complex nose dominated by blackcurrant and undergrowth, with ample mouth.
Make yourself happy with the formidable Morgon Vieilles Vignes 2009, with aromas of kirsch, rich, intense garnet color, dense and supple tannins at the same time, a beautiful classic and concentrated wine, with hints of violet and liquorice, combining fineness and structure, perfect on a stuffed turkey or a veal shank with onions. As for the Beaujolais-Villages 2018, with this hint of strawberry from the well-ripe, supple, full-bodied woods, a beautiful dark garnet, it is classic and fond.

Adresse :

Gérard Brisson

Les Pillets - Chemin de Romains 69910 Villié-Morgon
04 74 04 21 60
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Vintages in sale
2015 to 2020
Average annual
35 000 bottles
10 ha
Vine Age
48 years
Soil and exposure
Granite of decomposition, South-south-west
Grape Variety
100 % Gamay black
Whole bunches, long wine making, maturing in tanks, lightnings, and Burgundian parts of oak from 1 to 8 years
Ruby robe, nose of fresh fruit, round, rich and fine tannins, very good length in mouth
Wine and food pairing
Hot entries , grills, red or white meats, game birds, sauces with the wine, cheeses with tender or refined paste
9,80 à 16 €


References in France
Others references
Guide Dussert-Gerber des Vins de France, Millésimes, Guide Gilbert et Gaillard, Bettane et Desseauve
National and export sales (%)
France : 35 - Export : 65
Main trading partners
Great Britain, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, The United States and Germany
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