Jean Foillard

Domaine Jean Foillard, Beaujolais

The Foillard vineyard exists since the father of Jean Foillard started doing wines. The domaine as it's known today, comprising of 14 hectares ruled by Jean and Agnès, started in 1980. It is grounded on the famous area of Côte du Py, near the village of Villié-Morgon. Such a great location is not the only key to the vineyard's success. Soon after the beginning of his activities, Jean began to switch the vineyard's farming towards more natural and responsible processes. Contrary to the trends of the Beaujolais area, Jean Foillard started working with old vines, later harvests, rigorous sorting and no addition of sulfur if possible. Following these natural methods allows the real potential of Morgon to be released. Wines are raised in older barrels from Burgundy, a logical decision for someone crafting Gamay in a Burgundian style.




AOC Morgon, AOC Beaujolais, Fleurie


32 hectares


Sand, Schist, Granite and Pink Sandstone

Varieties cultivated


Yields/Annual production

25,000 bottles

Age of vines

Between 10 to 100 year old


Organically farmed, hand harvested, traditional vinification, whole cluster fermentation



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