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GAMAY NOIR 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer OAK BAY
Deep violet colour. Spicy, bright, intense, plum-cherry puree nose with lots of mineral notes. Dry, medium-light bodied, spicy, tangy, dusty cherry-plum flavours with a bright, faintly peppery finish. Has 12.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with some screwcap closure. The recommended 2012 (**/**+) was released on January 10, 2015 at $17.95. CSPC 392431
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Ter Win
Country Canada
Region British Columbia
Rating *+/**(87 points)
Dry, Tangy, Slightly Peppery
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: Originally planted in 1928, the vineyards at St. Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery are among the oldest in the Okanagan Valley. This complex Gamay offers up sweet cherry and red berry notes with underlying black fruit tones and a delightful pepper spice. Fresh and pretty. A great choice for seared tuna or a charcuterie platter. (Vintages panel, March 2018) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 15, 2018
Cases bought 165 (12 bottles per case)

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