I don't do Beaujolais justice, so to make amends I will stick with the Bojo theme tonight, dragging this little treasure out of the cellar and surprising my good friend Cosme with this impressive example.
Floral notes and wet stones greet you at first sniff of the 2005 M. Lapierre Morgon and dominate throughout the evening, but this chameleon keeps changing its colours - grape jelly? was that custard? black earth, old leather...a hint of ginger? crushed cherries...fabulous. Velvety and nutty on the palate, angular at first but better with every minute in the decanter and glass. Fresh and beautifully textured on the palate, it started very angular and took a long time to show its true colours (I never thought I'd drink a Beajolais that had been in a decanter for 3+ hours and it was still getting better). Too bad my last bottle was corked the last time I tried it, I wish I had another to stash away for a few more years...
cork. 13% alcohol
Price: C$37 (BC Liquors)