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Estate Collection Gamay Noir

Estate Collection Gamay Noir Wine Details
Price: $14.90 per bottle

Description: This medium bodied wine has aromas and flavours of candied cherries and plum, with a hint of toasted oak. The palate shows rounded tannins with a soft, smooth finish. Pair with pork tenderloin and plum sauce, pastas, pizza, barbecued salmon, or assorted appetizers.

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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