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Chateau des Jacques, Gamay


Beaujolais, Burgundy, France

Nose: The 2018 Chateau des Jacques Gamay opens with a lively and aromatic nose, with aromas of vibrant red berries, including raspberries, red cherries, and cranberries complemented alongside floral notes of violets, rose petals, and a touch of earthiness. Subtle hints of spice and minerality join the bouquet for a vibrant and resonant nose.

Palate: On the palate, this medium-bodied Gamay delights with its juicy and expressive character. Bright red fruit flavors take center stage, with an emphasis on cherry, raspberry, and strawberry. The wine's velvety texture is balanced by notes of spice, herbs, and a hint of earth, adding a layer of complexity to the palate. The wine's lively acidity and smooth tannins create a refreshing and enjoyable mouthfeel.

Finish: The finish of the Chateau des Jacques Gamay is long and elegant, with lingering notes of red fruit, a touch of spice, and a hint of earthiness. The fine-grained tannins and balanced acidity ensure a smooth and refined conclusion, leaving a lasting impression of freshness and complexity.

Food Pairing: This 2018 Chateau des Jacques Gamay is a versatile companion to a range of dishes. Including seared tuna, grilled shrimp, or seafood paella. Pair it with classic French bistro fare ratatouille, nicoise salad, or an arugula salad with roasted beets. Some cheese that pair well with this wine are Brie, Camembert, and aged Gouda. Its light-to-medium body also makes it an excellent choice for casual gatherings and outdoor dining.

Overall: The Chateau des Jacques Gamay is a beautifully crafted wine that embodies the elegance and complexity of Beaujolais. With its expressive nose, balanced palate, and refined finish, it offers a sophisticated and enjoyable wine experience. Whether paired with food or savored on its own, this Gamay delivers depth, elegance, and memorable flavors.

Chateau des Jacques, Gamay
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