Gamay is a purple-colored grape variety used to make red wines, most notably grown in Beaujolais and in the Loire Valley. Its full name is Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc. It was first mentioned around the 15th century. It has been often cultivated because it makes for abundant production; however, it can produce wines of distinction when planted on acidic soils, which help to soften the grape’s naturally high acidity.
Around 75% of Gamay comes from the Beaujolais region of France.
white-rinded cheeses such as Brie and Camembert
try serving at 55 degrees
warming it slightly will release more aromas
no need to decant
Beef, Grilled or roasted chicken, Quiche, Pork chops, Grilled fish, Salads, Roasted turkey.