Henry Marionnet (Domaine de la Charmoise)

Premiére Vendange Touraine Gamay

8.8122 ratings
8.928 pro ratings
Touraine, Loire Valley, France
Gamay
Chicken, Game, Turkey, Duck, Goose
Top Notes For
Adam Heyman

Very bright & drinkable. Tart cherry flavors. Good palate cleanser between bites of food, but maybe a little young at this point.

Very bright & drinkable. Tart cherry flavors. Good palate cleanser between bites of food, but maybe a little young at this point.

3 people found it helpfulFeb 15th, 2014
Lyle Coffield

Sommelier Kokkari, Evvia Estatorios

9.0

Pencil lead. Herbs. Micro-Skunk. Weighty fruit. This is gamay as it it supposed to be. Horsey. Don't get me wrong... I love it.

Pencil lead. Herbs. Micro-Skunk. Weighty fruit. This is gamay as it it supposed to be. Horsey. Don't get me wrong... I love it.

2 people found it helpfulAug 8th, 2014
Tim Hinck

5 years in, this one is not developing as planned. Tannins unintegrated and dominant, fruit underdeveloped, and tertiary narrowing. I still love the base flavors. And that classic nose...

5 years in, this one is not developing as planned. Tannins unintegrated and dominant, fruit underdeveloped, and tertiary narrowing. I still love the base flavors. And that classic nose...

1 person found it helpfulDec 23rd, 2018
Al Shikoh

* appearance: medium violet
* aromas: raspberry, bubblegum, violet
* palate: exuberantly fruity, raspberry
* structure: medium- body, medium+ acid, 12.5% alcohol, medium+ tannin
* finish: short
* winemaking: Martine’s Wines import, 100% Gamay, natural wine fermented with indigenous yeasts with no added SO2
* pairing: grilled pork loin, Caprese salad

* appearance: medium violet
* aromas: raspberry, bubblegum, violet
* palate: exuberantly fruity, raspberry
* structure: medium- body, medium+ acid, 12.5% alcohol, medium+ tannin
* finish: short
* winemaking: Martine’s Wines import, 100% Gamay, natural wine fermented with indigenous yeasts with no added SO2
* pairing: grilled pork loin, Caprese salad

1 person found it helpfulJun 7th, 2018
Peter Hunken

Delicious Gamay, yum!

Delicious Gamay, yum!

1 person found it helpfulJul 3rd, 2015
Tom Elliot

Founder Northwest Wines

9.0

Good Gamay and with no SO2 no less...

Good Gamay and with no SO2 no less...

1 person found it helpfulSep 8th, 2014
John Howard

Harvest production at Hirsch and Cobb Wineries

9.2

Killer!

Killer!

1 person found it helpfulJan 1st, 2014
Evan Keaschuk

So juicy! Red fruit, mineral, and a hint of earth. So easy to drink

So juicy! Red fruit, mineral, and a hint of earth. So easy to drink

Apr 22nd, 2016
Rémy Charest

Writer Winecase.ca

9.0

Bouteille qui se boit tout seul. Fraise et poivre, texture fine. Joliment acidulé. Glou!

Bouteille qui se boit tout seul. Fraise et poivre, texture fine. Joliment acidulé. Glou!

May 28th, 2015