Gamay has been around for many years with its origin in Burgundy, France. It achieved world wide success thanks to its Beaujolais wines. This is a lighter style red wine from our Banksdale vineyard and is a new variety that has the got the winemaking team excited this year.
Aromas of sour cherry and red berry fruits.
Recommended food pairings: The Gamay style is quite versatile when it comes to food. It is light enough to try with a grilled chicken breast that has been marinated in a spicy sauce. Or a rare cooked tuna steak. Why not try it with a selection of cold meats like salami and aged Jamon.
Growing Conditions: The Gamay used to make this wine was grown exclusively at our Banksdale Vineyard at just under 500m above sea level in the upper reaches of the King Valley.
Winemaking notes: The wine was made in open top fermenters in our experimental Kindergarten Winery with 7 days skin contact. To keep as much aromatic intensity in the wine the decision was made not to use any oak during the maturation process. The 2015 Gamay was bottled with an alcohol of 12.5%, a pH of 3.7 and an acid level of 5.6g/l.
Brown Brothers Limited Release Gamay 750