Have you tried wine made from the Gamay grape yet? It produces a light-bodied red wine that is along the lines of Pinot Noir, although not as common.
It would also be rude not to mention Beaujolais when we talk about Gamay because it’s this region, which sits beside Burgundy in France, that produces around 75% of the Gamay in the world.
It’s also worth noting that this low tannin and naturally high acidity wine is a great food matching wine.
I have come across Gamay a few times this year. Sinapius over in Tassie are producing it and I also found this bottle of Paul Nelson Wines PN 2018 Gamay made from fruit from WA’s Ferguson Valley (Geographe wine region) in Naomi’s cellar recently. Needles to say, we had to crack it! Continue reading