Try Gamay Noir Wine if You Like Pinot Noir.
Overview of Gamay Noir Wine
A light bodied, red fruit flavoured wine with mouthwatering acidity and very low tannins.
How To Pronounce the grape Gamay: gam-MAY
Why We Like Gamay Wine
- In the summer we like to chill Gamay Noir just a bit and sip it on the patio
- Very food friendly — will pair with nearly everything.
Flavours and Aromas of the Gamay Variety
- Fruit: boysenberry, plum, raspberry, cherry and pomegranate
- Floral: hibiscus, violet, lilac
- Herbal: black tea, thyme
- mineral/earthy: posting soil, truffle, chalk
- Other: candied banana (carbonic maceration)
Where in the World Does the Gamay Grape Grow?
Old World Gamay Regions
- Beaujolais, France
New World Gamay Regions
- Ontario and BC, Canada
- Oregon, USA
Gamay Wine’s Perfect Food Pairings
- roasted turkey or chicken
- spicy food
Interesting Facts About the Gamay Grape:
It’s the grape in the famous Beaujolais Nouveau, released on the third Thursday of November.
Other Names for the Gamay Noir Varietal:
Our Favourite Finds for Gamay Wine
Dig a little deeper: learn more about Gamay / Beaujolais.
Like Gamay? Try A Similar Grape Variety: Grenache.