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"Bone-Jolly" Gamay Noir

"Bone-Jolly" Gamay Noir Wine Details
Price: $17.00 per bottle

Description: Much darker, and deeper color than its two predecessors. The nose carries some typical Gamay grapiness, yet the dominant fruit character at this stage is mulberry. On the palate, the wine is lean, juicy and fresh, and the flavors seem almost supercharged, lingering in the mouth long after the wine is swallowed. This vintage promises to be exceptionally versatile at the table; there's almost no dish it won't light up!

Varietal Definition
Gamay Noir:
The Gamay Noir grape is a clone of Pinot Noir. The version thought to be responsible for the Beaujolais wines of France is the Gamay Noir a Jus Blanc, as distinct from other Gamay teinturiers - (i.e: Gamay vine mutations of ancient origin noted for their deep red coloring capacity in blends).
The red grape of Beaujolais. Vinified by a process known as 'macération carbonique'* if produces light, fruit driven wines for early consumption. At home in the granite hills of Beaujolais it is a vigorous producer but susceptible to rot. Sometimes blended with Pinot Noir under the appellation 'Bourgogne Passe-Tout-Grains'. Also grown quite extensively in the Loire Valley notably in Touraine.


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