The primary red grape of the Beujolais region in France. Produces a mostly lighter-bodied wine with a simple, grapey flavor; best when young.
Red grape grown in Beaujolais district, France, for light, fruity red wine; also grown in California.
is a red grape variety well known for its use in making France's Beaujolais wines.
A red grape exceedingly popular in the Beaujolais region of France.
(gam-may) The grape of the Beaujolais region of France. It produces a light styled red wine. While this grape variety is found on the labels of some California wines, it is probable that the grape is not actually Gamay, but a light Pinot Noir clone or even the easily forgotten Valdiguie of southern France.
(Gam-may) - Red-wine grape of Beaujolais, a light, fresh and fruity red wine from the region of the same name in Southern Burgundy, France. Source of some confusion, as the grape grown in California as "Gamay Beaujolais" is actually a clone of Pinot Noir, while the California grape known as "Napa Gamay" is probably Valdiguié.
A red grape variety grown in France. Produces a light wine.
A very fruity flavor similar to black cherry. This wine is often at its best served slightly chilled.
A red grape that is best known for producing fruity, light to medium-bodied wines from Beaujolais. The wine is low in alcohol and very refreshing. Gamay is also grown successfully in California, and the Loire Valley of France. The wines are best consumed young.
At least three different vitis vinifera grape species are permitted to use the term "Gamay" as their lable-specified variety in the U.S.. The Gamay Noir, Gamay Beaujolais and Napa Gamay. At one time or another, each one were thought to be the true Pinot Noir of Burgundy, before it was discovered that many cepage clones existed.
(gam-may) red wine grape used to make Beaujolais
a red grape variety. Although grown in the Loire Valley, the Ardeche, Switzerland, and California (alias Napa Gamay), Gamay is truly at its gulpable best in Beaujolais where it produces incomparably light, fruity and quaffable wines. Some wines from the Crus of Beaujolais can age well for 5-7 years.
(gam-ay) A red grape variety. Grown in the Loire Valley, the Andeche, Switzerland and California (alias Napa Gamay). The best Gamays are light, fruity and quaffable wines.
A red vine with white juice, exclusive to Beaujolais
An excellent red wine grape, grown almost exclusively in the Beaujolais district of France. Cousins of this grape are grown in California, and the grape is characterized mostly for appealing lighter red-wines.