Château Des Charmes Gamay Noir 2014, VQA Niagara On The Lake

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Gamay Gamay
Ontario, Canada

$15.95 (57349)

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90 pts
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Critic Reviews (5)

National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2016 National Wine Awards of Canada. Tasted blind June 2016.

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Chateau des Charmes consistently produces some of the most appealing and expressive gamay in Niagara and this fine...

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Michelle Bouffard
Michelle Bouffard

Very fresh with notes of rhubarb, cranberry and cherry. silky texture and an acidity that makes you thirsty. Warning:...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a pleasant, juicy and well balanced young gamay with lifted aromas of lilac, twigs, red plum, beetroot and...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is a lovely fresh pure gamay with fragrant aromas of red cherry and plum fruit with floral and woodsy notes. It...

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Community Reviews (3)

rhayes85
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David Brodati
David Brodati

I believe that along with Pinot Noir and Cab Franc, Gamay has become a signature red varietal for Ontario. This entry level offering from CdC helps prove my point. Good typicity for Gamay with tart cherry, beet, earthiness, pepper, spice and minerality. Fruit forward followed by tart sour acidity in a medium bodied frame with narry a tannin. Very good to excellent length. A slight alcohol burn despite ABV clocking in under 13%. A good go to table wine that matches with a wide variety of vittles. Already value priced, but when on sale, a steal. Jan. 2017.

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