Gamay Noir


Sonoma Coast Gamay Noir 2016

Hard candy, watermelon Jolly Rancher flavors and a quirky pink grapefruit aroma (can’t believe I just wrote that but it’s undeniable). Whole clusters are bringing some intensity and spice to the table, amplifying the sense of volcanic minerality. A bit odd but seriously interesting. If this gets people to drink more Gamay it’s fine by me. — 7 days ago

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Domaine Ruet

La Fontenelle Chiroubles Gamay 2014

Wonderful fruit concentration, serious acidity and big league minerality. Aromas are somewhat reticent initially, but the palate is explosive, intense and persistent right from the get-go. Think raspberry, blood orange, Asian spice, old copper pennies. Already fairly well-aged, the tannin structure gives me confidence for excellent mid-term cellaring potential. Might be difficult to find in the US market, but consumers should buy with the utmost confidence- especially at this price point. Superb! — 5 days ago

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Antoine Sunier

Morgon Gamay 2014

Lyle Fass

Great nose. Floral, deep spice, Grapes, sour cherries, mineral, terrific ripeness and beautiful purity and freshness. Such nice acids and a classic 14 expression. Ripe tannins and great deep structure. — 3 days ago

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El Dorado Gamay Noir 2017

Wild strawberry mixed with CA “garrigue” and spice. Infused, not extracted, gracious and joyful to gulp down with burgers and conversations about previous cellar tales. Thanks for sharing @Tom 'Sqomi' Inners — 3 days ago

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Walter Scott

Arlyn Vineyard Gamay Noir 2017

Arlyn Vineyard Chehalem Mountains Willamette Valley Gamay Noir. Medium extracted purple-red, very good clarity. Graphite floral and blackberry notes in nose. Blackberry flavor with length.. Good slightly bitter tannic backbone, moderate acidity, lactic finish. Aging potential. First release of this varietal by this producer, 120 cases made, almost sold out — 18 days ago

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Edmunds St. John

Bone-Jolly El Dorado County Gamay Noir 2017

Another excellent BTG. Went well with the Stone Fruit Salad at Compline. — 16 days ago

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@Steve Anderson Steve looks great enjoy Cheers 🍷

Martian Ranch & Vineyard

Absolute Magnitude Gamay Noir 2015

Really fun to share this with @Ellen Clifford and hear about the winemaker, who sounds like a total boss. Carbonic in style (notes of Dr. Pepper I believe?) and lots of fun. — 21 days ago

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Total Dr Pepper carbonic grape goodness elixir!

Brick House

Ribbon Ridge Gamay Noir

I usually tend toward Pinot Noir, but when I want something just a bit bolder, Gamay hits the spot. I have really been enjoying this 2015 vintage. — a day ago

Guy Breton

Régnié Gamay 2016

Régnié doesn’t get much better than this. Intense minerality. Aromatics are high-pitched, flowery and redolent of tart red berries, crushed granite, fresh compost and peat. Bright, crunchy, laser-focused and lean on the palate with enough acidity to jump a motorcycle engine. — 8 days ago

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Julien Sunier

Morgon Gamay 2016

If there was one redeeming thing that took place today (i.e. The day I got selected as a juror) it was that my Burgundy stems arrived. Cheers to immediately putting them to good use and to the commencement of 42 hours of Jury Duty 😵 — 9 days ago

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@Sharon B I’ll do my best 😃
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Too bad you can't bring that with you
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@Jonathan Wall That’d be a game changer.