What is a good gamay wine?
|Wine Name||Region||Avg Price|
|Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages, France||Beaujolais Villages||$12|
|Domaine Jean Foillard Morgon Cote du Py, Beaujolais, France||Morgon||$35|
|Dominique Piron Morgon Cote du Py, Beaujolais, France||Morgon||$22|
|Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, France||Beaujolais Nouveau||$11|
Just so, what is Gamay wine?
Gamay (“Gam-may” aka Gamay Noir) is a light-bodied red wine that's similar in taste to Pinot Noir. In fact, this variety is a cousin of Pinot Noir and it grows primarily next to Burgundy, France (Pinot motherland) in a region called Beaujolais.
One may also ask, what does Gamay wine pair with? Gamay Food Pairings Here are some food pairings that work especially well: Meat: Roast chicken, chicken tagine with apricots and olives, pork sausages, duck with plum sauce, hangar steak, grilled steak, meat loaf. Seafood: Grilled salmon, roasted cod, sushi, fried calamari, Cajun shrimp.
Besides, is Gamay sweet or dry?
The wine produced from the Gamay grape tends to exhibit characteristics that are very similar to that of Pinot Noir. Gamay is a light-bodied, fruity red with tart flavors of cherries and raspberries and even banana.
Is Gamay a type of grape?
Gamay is a purple-colored grape variety used to make red wines, most notably grown in Beaujolais and in the Loire Valley around Tours. Its full name is Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc. It is a very old cultivar, mentioned as long ago as the 15th century.