Oak Bay Gamay Noir 2012, BC VQA Okanagan Valley

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Gamay Gamay
British Columbia, Canada

$17.95 (392431)

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Winery Direct and BC VQA Wine Stores
90 pts
11
January 10, 2015

Critic Reviews (8)

National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2014 National Wine Awards of Canada. June 2014

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Delicous. What a better adjective for a gamay? Floral and fresh, with a beautiful purity of fruit. Touch of oak, but...

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Gurvinder Bhatia
Gurvinder Bhatia

Lovely and fresh with juicy raspberry, cherry and strawberry aromas and flavours, pepper and spice, bright and...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A gold medal gamay winner at the Wine Align National Wine Awards in 2014 and for good reason. This is such an...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Intense spicy cinnamon, blueberry and plum along with chalky and violet notes, quite complex. The palate is dry,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A WineAlign National Wine Awards gold medalist, this is a crisp, fresh, light, infinitely drinkable gamay, the way...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Oak Bay is a line by St. Hubertus, and although gamay has long been in the portfolio it has only taken off in the...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Big peppery, sausage, rooty, licorice, smoky, black cherry and tobacco aromas. Dry, fresh, juicy, elegant but...

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Community Reviews (3)

Brad Mate
Brad Mate

I can see why WA folks like this Gamay...It's true to its roots, very much reminds me a Cru Beaujolais. The nose is a classic mix of roses, violets, beets, earthy mud and potpourri. The palate is smooth with an iodine thickness. Sweet and sour Swedish berry candies dominate. Remember to decant for an hour to release its full potential.

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Larry Isaacson
Larry Isaacson

I agree with Sara. 2015 Feb

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