Of all the Beaujolais crus, Morgon is the one for aging. This wine, with its powerful structure, exemplifies age-worthiness. It is weighty and dense, with a solid feel, plus juicy, opulent fruit that helps to balance the wine. Keep for 3–4 years.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.