13th Street Sandstone Old Vines Gamay Noir 2010, VQA Four Mile Creek, Niagara Peninsula

Gamay Gamay
Ontario, Canada

$22.75 (130195)

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89 pts
5
November 10, 2012

Critic Reviews (4)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A fullish, rich, very ripe and serious example of Niagara gamay, with plenty of plump, plummy fruit, black cherry and...

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Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.
Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.

13th Street is one of the original Ontario Gamay pioneers and has been making Gamay in a serious style from the...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Gamays from 13th Street are terrifically ageworthy (so uncommon for the varietal) and exhibit a fruit spiciness that...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a nicely ripe 2010 gamay with deep ruby colour. The nose is quite rich with earthy beets, plum and dark...

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Community Reviews (1)

Shawn McCormick
Shawn McCormick

This Cuvee award winner is superbly integrated, from the nose to the finish. Cherry, sweet spice, with some cedar and oak notes and a hint of alcohol on the nose. Bright acidity keeps the bold cherry fruit in check. With a decent tannic structure from 9-10 months in oak, this wine should hold together for several more years and expose even more character.

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