Morgen Long

Photo by Morgen Long

Morgen Long wine have a singular focus on Willamette Valley Chardonnay, with high aims. To balance this, their work is deeply moored to historical methods and techniques for revealing the character of grape, time and place. They produce wines that can be easily enjoyed in the vibrancy of their youth or cellared confidently to reveal nuance and depth. Tiny production, single vineyard specific cuvee’s make these wines to look out for. Fruit is handpicked according to the vintage and is pressed uniquely, taking into consideration each site’s pedigree, yield, and vintage character.

The wines are Barrel fermented with 20-30% new oak from Damy. Lees are only stirred as needed, typically once or twice towards the end of primary fermentation, while CO2 is still present and before malolactic begins. Once primary fermentation and malolactic are complete, the wines age with minimal effective sulfur. After one year in barrel, the wines and lees are transferred to stainless steel with inert gas to blend and integrate for a second winter. Fining may occur with bentonite and filtration may occur prior to bottling after 18-20 months.

Photo by Robert Hill Long 

It’s all Chardonnay, all the time for Seth Long, who makes his range of wines at the Lingua Franca winery in the Eola-Amity Hills. These are graceful, unadorned examples of the variety. Long sources from some of the Willamette Valley’s most prized vineyards, some of which are bottled as site-designated wines. These Chardonnays are made for patient wine lovers, but it one is inclined to try them soon after release, I’d highly recommend some decanting. Vinousorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.

Morgen Long

Morgen Long Willamette Valley Chardonnay 

Region:USA / Oregon

Vintage:2019

Format:75CL

Grape:Chardonnay

Rating:John Gilman 93

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Morgen Long X-Omni Vineyard Chardonnay

Region:USA / Oregon

Vintage:2019

Format:75CL

Grape:Chardonnay

Rating:John Gilman 95+

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Morgen Long Memorie II Chardonnay (NV Solera 2019 Release)

Region:USA / Oregon

Vintage:NV

Format:75CL

Grape:Chardonnay

Rating:John Gilman 94

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