Gamay

A selection of wines made using the Gamay grape variety.

The Gamay grape produces a light bodied red wine and is mostly made in the Beaujolais area in France. It is a light coloured grape which gives a red wine which has cherry, raspberry and strawberry flavours. The tannins are gererally low even in the best Cru Beaujolais and this makes it a very versatile wine to accompany food. Because of the natural high acidity levels achieved with this grape it is best planted in acidic soils where the nature of the terroir will soften the acidity and allow a supplness and softness of great elegance.

There are many different forms of Beaujolais which is the most well know red wine made with the Gamay grape. It starts with Beaujolais Nouveau goes onto normal Beaujolais or Beaujolais Villages and finally the best are the Cru Beaujolais which come from the 13 designated Cru Villages in this appellation. These villages produce the fienst examples of Gamay in the world.

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Gamay

A selection of wines made using the Gamay grape variety.

The Gamay grape produces a light bodied red wine and is mostly made in the Beaujolais area in France. It is a light coloured grape which gives a red wine which has cherry, raspberry and strawberry flavours. The tannins are gererally low even in the best Cru Beaujolais and this makes it a very versatile wine to accompany food. Because of the natural high acidity levels achieved with this grape it is best planted in acidic soils where the nature of the terroir will soften the acidity and allow a supplness and softness of great elegance.

There are many different forms of Beaujolais which is the most well know red wine made with the Gamay grape. It starts with Beaujolais Nouveau goes onto normal Beaujolais or Beaujolais Villages and finally the best are the Cru Beaujolais which come from the 13 designated Cru Villages in this appellation. These villages produce the fienst examples of Gamay in the world.

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