2021 Swinging Bridge #009 Gamay

Spicy and fresh red from Orange, a new Gamay added to the Swinging Bridge line-up.
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First Gamay from Swinging Bridge, in fact the first ever Gamay release from Orange. It's #9 in their excellent value Hashtag range.

Tangy fresh red with floral, spicy notes and a real pep in its step. Palate is nicely concentrated, the finale nicely crunchy, it's all very nicely put together.

Our #009 Gamay is the first Gamay Noir produced in Orange, NSW and is a wine of difference because of its rarity seen in Australia. The Orange Region's cool climate influence on this medium-light bodied ancient varietal, provides a unique and innovative touch and is fitting to our Hashtag Range.

Colour: Deep pink, ruby and hints of violet.

Nose: Peppercorn, spice and savoury notes.

Palate: Juicy cherry, fine tannins and subtle hints of strawberry.

Food Pairing: Duck, Charcuterie board, Pâté, olives and seafood..

93 Points - "Utter delight. Light, tense, gossamer textured, bright in cherry juice scents and flavours, a light dusting of Chinese five spice, alpine herbs in the mix too. It's super sappy and refreshing to sip on, a lively, filigreed red of prettiness and huge drinkability. Fine tannins in a ticklish web tighten nicely. A light chill? You could, yep. And if not, it works its mojo in big swirls in a glass too. Nailed it." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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    Clare D.
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    1 year ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Lovely light red

    We received a bottle of this in a 6 pack of reds to chill. What a find - light/medium bodied with red fruit flavour, it was perfect drinking chilled on a summer night. Very smooth and the bottle went in no time. A case was ordered that night from the winemaker, as out of stock temporarily.

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