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GAMAY 2018 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MALIVOIRE
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Bright medium-deep red colour. Slightly spicy, attractive, fresh, ripe plum-cherry nose with some mineral notes. Dry, medium-light bodied, spicy, tangy, fresh, ripe plum-cherry-raspberry flavours with a crisp, unoaked finish. Quite ready-to-drink, although it should hold well for another year or so. Fermented and aged in stainless steel and concrete tank, this wine went through secondary malolactic fermentation and was them split up - 35% staying in stainless steel and 65% into neutral oak barrels. This Vintages Essential has 12% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with 6.4g/L total acidity. Screwcap closure. CSPC 591313
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **+(89 points)
Bright, Fresh, Ripe
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Not widely seen outside France, Gamay thrives in Ontario and has become somewhat of a specialty. This example is ripe and refreshing, with juicy red berry fruit and peppery spice. It will shine with grilled gourmet sausages, roast beef with mashed potatoes, or lamb souvlaki. Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 25, 2020
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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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