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2020 Quenard Chignin Savoie Gamay

Savoie, France

A crunchy and aromatic Gamay from the Savoie, a mountain-fresh glass of deliciousness...

$35.00

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About This Wine

Gamay from Savoie is a bit different in style to the majority of French Gamay we see here in Oz. A bit more crunch, aromatics, and succulence than Beaujolais it seems.

Not better or worse, just a little different, like twins separated at birth and raised in different cultures.

With pretty fruit aromatics reminiscent of strawberries and raspberries, there is also a deeper animale character on the palate as well, wild and untamed, this is an intriguing and seductive offering.

About Quenard

Quenard is a family estate in Savoie founded in 1976 - Andre and Michel Quenard are part of a lineage of winemakers dating back to the 17th century.

With their vineyards on the hillside of Tormery adorning the rocky mountain of Chignin, they produce a range of white, red and rose wines that are original and unique.

Farming by the 'lutte raisonnee' philosophy (intervention only when needed), they limit their yields, while harvesting manually and utilising traditional vinification methods.

The extreme hillside vineyards of Quenard
The extreme hillside vineyards of Quenard
Chignin, France
Additional Info

From The Producer

Off of 30 y/o vines the grapes are picked manually. half whole bunch and half destemmed. Maceration for 10 days. Aging in stainless steel vats to preserve its fresh fruit. No added sulfur until bottling.

Blend : Gamay (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Andre Quenard among the vines
Andre Quenard among the vines
Chignin, France
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    Classic Savoie Middle Bodied Red

    This is a good example of the one of the main red varieties grown in Savoie. Lighter than many Australian reds and similar to a Pinot, it’s a great food wine.

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