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Leaning Post Gamay 2016 Wine Review

Leaning Post Gamay 2016

Leaning Post Gamay 2016

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $25.00

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Leaning Post

Agent: Leaning Post Wines

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Full-bodied, rich, juicy and funky Niagara Gamay done with a wild ferment yeast. Pair with grilled pork chops.

Gamay food pairings: savoury steaks and roast beef, slow cooked beef or pork, wild game with rich berry sauces.

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This Leaning Post Gamay 2016 was reviewed on April 12, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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  • 771445

Reviews and Ratings

Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The colour on this Gamay is very misleading. The grapes spent 26 days on skin so while the colour wasn't soaked up - the nose and aromas certainly were. While light in colour the bouquet is anything! Intense nose of cherry, raspberry, red plum and some floral notes. Flavours of black currant and ripe cherry. Light to medium body with medium-high acidity. 9 months in oak (1 new barrel, 5 old) imparts tannins that are subtle and smooth.
Gamay is a versatile wine that pairs with many foods - try this with your next roast chicken dinner. #tasteontario Tasted March 27/18
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A bit of a departure from norm, this Gamay is so pale and clear in colour (barely red) it belies the lively nose and palate - all juicy cherry-berry mingled with herb and savoury notes. Would be fabulous paired with a salad sprinkled with pomegranate..

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