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is the only grape which comes in the Beaujolais wines. In fact it gets its name from a hamlet near Puligny-Montrachet.

Gamay reaches perfection in the granitic soil of Beaujolais region. Gamay produces red grapes with white juice, smooth and fruity. The wine can be consumed young.

Else where, Gamay grape-variety does badly on light soils. However one can find admirable examples of acclimatisation, specially in Touraine and in the counties of Napa and San Benito where the wine is sold under the appellation "Gamay du Beaujolais"(?).

Aromas : strawberry, cherry, spice

French wines : Beaujolais, Touraine, etc

Red grapes : Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon - Carignan - Cinsault - Grenache - Merlot - Mourvèdre - Pinot Noir - Syrah - White Grapes











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