Jean François Mérieau

Le Bois Jacou Touraine Gamay

8.9160 ratings
9.033 pro ratings
Touraine, Loire Valley, France
Gamay
Chicken, Game, Turkey, Duck, Goose
Top Notes For
Aaron Means

Red berries, cranberry, loam. Delicious and crushable!

Red berries, cranberry, loam. Delicious and crushable!

Oct 10th, 2017
Joe Carroll

Owner/Wine Director Spuyten Duyvil, Fette Sau, St. Anselm & Gotham Artisanal Provisions

8.8

Very un-gamay like

Very un-gamay like

1 person found it helpfulOct 20th, 2017
Holly Orchard

Certified Sommelier, President of Savvy Cellar Wines Inc.

9.0

Not normally a "first choice" wine for me but this had wonderful notes of white pepper, cranberry, rhubarb, and forest floor. A little savory,earthy and fruity made this a great choice for Thanksgiving turkey along with all the side dishes. Easy drinking and delightful with food.

Not normally a "first choice" wine for me but this had wonderful notes of white pepper, cranberry, rhubarb, and forest floor. A little savory,earthy and fruity made this a great choice for Thanksgiving turkey along with all the side dishes. Easy drinking and delightful with food.

1 person found it helpfulNov 24th, 2016
Flowers Vineyard & Winery

2011 Jean Francois Meriseau. Great representation of gamay from Loire

2011 Jean Francois Meriseau. Great representation of gamay from Loire

1 person found it helpfulMay 21st, 2014
Marissa A. Ross

Wine Editor, Bon Appétit

8.8

Drinks like Nouveau but has the brambly warmth of Touraine.

Drinks like Nouveau but has the brambly warmth of Touraine.

Nov 21st, 2016
Alison Story

TexaCali Ali - Owner of www.texacaliwine.com & Co-Owner of the upcoming www.smithstorywinecellars.com

9.2

always a favorite

always a favorite

Sep 27th, 2016
Leora Pearl Madden

Outstanding Gamay!!!

Outstanding Gamay!!!

Jun 22nd, 2016
Jake Hajer

Pretty! Rooibos tea. Perfectly ripe bright red fruit.

Pretty! Rooibos tea. Perfectly ripe bright red fruit.

Jun 9th, 2016
Cristóbal Arellano Borges

Juicy, fun, racy, tart, awesome

Juicy, fun, racy, tart, awesome

Apr 1st, 2016
Kyle Doucet-Walter

So expressive. One of my favourite Gamays. $19.

So expressive. One of my favourite Gamays. $19.

Mar 7th, 2016