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Family Gamay Noir

Family Reserve Gamay Noir Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: A ruby, verging on deep garnet, colour of distinction alludes to the sensory characters of the 2002 Family Reserve Gamay Noir. The nose reveals great spicy aromas of black pepper coupled with solid hazelnut sensations, which follow closely with rich forest fruits, cherries, and shaved milk chocolate. The fabulous use of oak shines through with some well-integrated smokey cigar overtones. The full-bodied palate fills the mouth with lovely flavours of forest fruits, black cherries and rich blood plums, intertwined with chocolates, spices of cloves and pepper, with hints of leather and tabacco. A slight earthy undertone suggests further complexity of the palate of the Family Reserve Gamay Noir. Great gripping tannins lead into the graceful finish, with the warm extended length continuing on, reminding us of the elegance of the wine, before fading away gently.

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).


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