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GAMAY NOIR 2016 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer 13TH STREET
Deep purple red colour. Spicy, slightly sour, cherry-apple-plum nose. Dry, medium-light bodied, tangy, spicy, dried strawberry-apple-plum-cherry flavours with a crisp, rather malic, somewhat bitter finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. Unfortunately, this REPEAT is not showing as well as the 2016 (**/**+) last released on October 28, 2017 at $19.95. TONY ASPLER / 87-points - Cedary, black cherry and plum bouquet; medium-bodied, dry, sour cherry flavour with touch of bitterness on the finish. How did the Vintages Catalogue get a tasting note dated July 18,2016 from before the wine was actually made? CSPC 177824
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Thi Str
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating *+/**(87 points)
Very Spicy, Tangy, Sour
LCBO Text Status
Gold Medal winner at the 2017 National Wine Awards of Canada. TASTING NOTE: This is quite lovely, combining ripe candied gamay fruit with complex pepper, herbal and slightly meaty notes. It is smooth yet juicy with fresh tart-edged acidity, a touch of sourness and very good to excellent length. Score - 90 (David Lawrason, winealign.com, July 18, 2016) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 17, 2018
Cases bought 166 (12 bottles per case)

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