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Gamay Wine

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Celebrate the Vibrancy of Gamay Wines

Discover the joyous world of Gamay wines, famed for their fruit-forward and jubilant profiles. Originating from Beaujolais, France, our selection celebrates Gamay's bright red fruit and delicate nuances. Dive into our collection and buy wines that promise a refreshing and youthful experience. Shop now to delight in the vivacious elegance and charm unique to Gamay's allure.

  • Pierre Chermette Vissoux Les Griottes Beaujolais 2022

    $38.52
    or $36.59 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Village Combe aux Jacques Gamay 2022

    $36.33
    or $33.60 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Georges Duboeuf Fleurie 2020

    $35.00
    or $33.25 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Domaine de Chatillon Gamay

    $22.92
    or $21.77 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Chateau de Pizay Beaujolais 2022

    $28.00
    or $26.60 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Michel Guignier Beaujolais 2022

    $35.82
    or $34.03 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Dominique Piron Morgon Cote du Puy 2021

    $54.99
    or $52.24 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Villages 2021

    $30.41
    or $28.89 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Bernard Metrat Fleurie La Roilette 2020

    $37.85
    or $35.96 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Domaine Laurent-Savoye Beaujolais-Villages 'Cuvee Prestige' 2021

    $39.99
    or $37.99 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Yves Cuilleron Gamay 2022

    $35.99
    or $34.19 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Georges Duboeuf Moulin a Vent 2019

    $35.00
    or $33.25 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Georges Duboeuf Chiroubles 2021

    $31.65
    or $30.07 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Fringe Société Gamay

    $22.49
    or $20.24 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Louis Jadot Morgon Chateau Des Jacques 2019

    $51.99
    or $49.39 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Georges Duboeuf Château des Capitans Juliénas 2020

    $34.99
    or $33.24 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Domaine Dubost Beaujolais-Villages Rouge 2022

    $36.99 $38.84
    or $35.14 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Bernard Metrat Fleurie La Roilette 1500ml 2020

    $76.22
    or $72.41 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Domaine Louis Claude Desvignes Morgon La Voûte Saint-Vincent 2022

    $43.32
    or $40.07 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Domaine Lafarge-Vial Fleurie ‘Clos Vernay’ 2021

    $100.73
    or $95.69 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Domaine de la Conseillere Chateau Julienas 2019

    $46.99
    or $44.64 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Domaine Louis Claude Desvignes Beaujolais Rouge L'aube à Javernières 2022

    $41.66
    or $38.53 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Michel Guignier Fleurie 2019

    $43.32
    or $41.15 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Trenel Saint Amour 2019

    $34.89
    or $33.15 in case of 12 bottles.
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Gamay has etched its identity in the wine world as a grape variety synonymous with vibrant youthfulness and energy. Found primarily in Beaujolais, this varietal thrives in the granitic soils, benefiting from the region's temperate climate. The end result is wines that burst with flavors of cherries, raspberries, and sometimes Gamay has etched its identity in the wine world as a grape variety synonymous with vibrant youthfulness and energy. Found primarily in Beaujolais, this varietal thrives in the granitic soils, benefiting from the region's temperate climate. The end result is wines that burst with flavors of cherries, raspberries, and sometimes even hints of banana or bubblegum. The history of Gamay is filled with ups and downs, but its resilience and undeniable charm have cemented its place in the world of wine. The tradition of Beaujolais Nouveau, celebrated on the third Thursday of November, has propelled Gamay into the spotlight. It's a testament to the grape's ability to produce wines that are best enjoyed young, capturing the essence of the harvest. Not restricted to just Beaujolais, Gamay has found homes in other regions like the Loire Valley, where it further displays its versatility. Light, refreshing, and often with a slight chill, Gamay wines are the perfect companion for gatherings, picnics, or simply a quiet evening. Its inherent charm and vibrancy make it a varietal that invites exploration and enjoyment. read more... less

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gamay wine?

Gamay is a grape variety that produces red wines known for their vibrant fruitiness, refreshing acidity, and relatively low tannins. Gamay wines typically showcase flavors and aromas of red cherries, raspberries, and sometimes hints of violet and earthy undertones. They're often characterized by their juicy and exuberant profiles, making them some of the most approachable and versatile red wines on the market. Originating from the Beaujolais region in France, Gamay has found its identity and pinnacle of expression here, though it's also cultivated in various other wine regions globally.

Which wine regions make the best Gamay wine?

Beaujolais, located in the southern part of Burgundy, France, is the birthplace and most renowned region for Gamay wine. Within Beaujolais, there are ten specific crus, or designated areas, that produce particularly outstanding expressions of Gamay. These include Morgon, Fleurie, and Moulin-à-Vent, each imparting its unique terroir-driven characteristics onto the wine. Outside of Beaujolais, regions like the Loire Valley in France and pockets in Switzerland, Canada, and Oregon in the U.S. have also seen success with this varietal, producing their distinct versions of Gamay.

What are the most popular Gamay wines?

Beaujolais Nouveau is perhaps the most famous style of Gamay, released on the third Thursday of November every year and celebrated for its fresh and fruity profile. However, for those delving deeper into the intricacies of Gamay, the wines from the ten crus of Beaujolais often come highly recommended. Morgon is known for its robust and earthy Gamay, Fleurie for its elegance and floral nuances, and Moulin-à-Vent for its structure and aging potential. These wines, among others from the region, capture the essence of Gamay at its finest.

What are the best value Gamay wines?

While the crus of Beaujolais can offer some of the most exceptional expressions of Gamay, the broader Beaujolais and Beaujolais-Villages appellations often present fantastic value for money. These wines retain the characteristic juicy fruitiness of Gamay while being priced more accessibly. They're ideal for those seeking the pleasure of Gamay without a significant investment, making them popular choices for everyday enjoyment.

What are the foods best paired with Gamay wines?

Thanks to its vibrant acidity and fruity profile, Gamay is incredibly food-friendly. It pairs beautifully with a wide range of dishes, from charcuterie and light salads to roasted poultry and grilled meats. Its affinity for earthy flavors means it complements mushroom dishes remarkably well. Gamay's refreshing quality also makes it an excellent match for spicy foods, including many Asian cuisines. Whether you're dining on a simple roast chicken, spicy stir-fry, or even sushi, Gamay can be the versatile wine companion you've been seeking.