Gamay is the dominant grape planted in the district of Beaujolais in Burgundy. It is often associated with a style called Beaujolais Nouveau which is a very light and easy drinking wine. However Beaujolais also produces more powerful and age-worthy wines from the better vineyard sites. These wines have structure, power and persistence and more closely resemble quality Pinot Noir.
Is medium bodied with good fruit intensity and demonstrates the classic strawberry and cream flavours associated with the variety. The wine also exhibits cherry, mushroom and rhubard characters with hints of clove. The tannins are soft fine and supple and the flavour persistent and a long.