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April 25, 2019 Comments (0) Views: 417 Good Food Fighters, Good Wine Revolution

Introducing Adamo Estates Unoaked Gamay

 

 

This month Winemaker Shauna White explains why she loves our Unoaked Gamay, available here.

Our Unoaked Gamay Noir is made from 100% stainless steel fermented and aged wine. These Gamay Noir grapes were picked for flavour and balance. The grapes are fermented on their skins for alcoholic fermentation in small 1 tonne vessels. After alcoholic fermentation is complete, we press the grapes off of their skins and taste at the press before pumping into a stainless steel tanks where we allow the natural occurrence of malolactic fermentation to take place before a very short ageing. Finally the wine is racked out of tank for and filtering before bottling.

Appearance:

Dark fuchsia with a pink hue.

Aroma:

Black cherries, plum, leather and spice. Notes of cranberries and blackberries also jump out of the glass.

Palate:

A light-bodied and well-balanced red showcasing jammy red and black fruits: field berries, cherries, currants and cranberries. The mid-palate has soft tannin, light spice and light structure to complement this fruit focused and refreshing red. The secondary malolactic fermentation rounds the wine and adds complexity. This is a very balanced and easy drinking young red that is great slightly chilled, on its own or with light snacks.

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Jamie Drummond

Edinburgh-born/Toronto-based Sommelier, consultant, writer, judge, and educator Jamie Drummond is the Director of Programs/Editor of Good Food Revolution… And he loves these expressions of Gamay.

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