Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 282,583 strong:

Register Today!
Ad

Reif Estate Winery The Fool Gamay Nouveau 2014 Wine Review

Reif Estate Winery The Fool Gamay Nouveau 2014

Reif Estate Winery The Fool Gamay Nouveau 2014

Niagara, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:85/100

Community Reviews: 9

  Add My Review


Price: $11.75

Drink: 2014-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Reif Estate Winery

Agent: Reif Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Jubuliant, fleshy ripe cherry aromas and flavours on this delicious medium-bodied red wine from Niagara. The Fool is made in the nouveau style of beaujolais nouveau, with the grapes picked and the wine bottled by the third Thursday in November. This is no joke wine. Well done!

Terrific Turkey Wine

This Reif Estate Winery The Fool Gamay Nouveau 2014 was reviewed on November 22, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2016  2015  2013  2012 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

Reviews and Ratings

Donna Hargrove rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Lovely medium red colour, casis aromas and Deep cherry on the tongue. This wine would be great on its own as a sipping wine or paired with game.
Nick Onischuk - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Reif Estate Winery The Fool Gamay Nouveau 2014 is a light and fruity wine. Features aromas and flavours of cherry, strawberry, candied fruit – a must try! Tasted November 2016 (88/100)
Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

With flavours of ripe strawberry, and chocolate-covered cherries this refreshing wine lingers on the fruit-driven finish.
Pair with vegetarian pizza, or sip on its own.
Drink now or keep through 2015.
Date tasted: November 2014.
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

A Niagara version of Beaujolais Nouveau, this is a young, light, fruity wine that is meant to be enjoyed now. Mulberry, candied cherry and candied red apple. Sweet tangy fruit, with a sweet cherry finish. Designed to be enjoyed now so keep it out of the cellar and enjoy over the next month. Pair it with sweet cranberry sauce and turkey dinner. Tasted November 2014. Matt Steeves - www.nataliemaclean.com
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

A bright clear ruby red with ripe candied cherry aromas. Bright cherry and touch of baking spice on the palate. Medium weight.
Lynn Van Der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

Brilliant ruby in the glass with aromas of candied blueberries and nostalgic flavors of jube-jubes. Pair this with pork tenderloin and apple chutney.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 82/100 with the following review:

Pretty medium ruby colour with field fresh strawberry, raspberry, pomegranate, cake spice, oxidized red apple( candied apple). Long candied length with tart finish.
Pamela Chiles reviewed this wine as follows:

Light, bright and fresh. Slight sweetness and nice cherry up front. Nice and simple.

If you liked the Reif Estate Winery The Fool Gamay Nouveau 2014, you might also like these wines:

Recipes for Reif Estate Winery The Fool Gamay Nouveau 2014

Ad

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Château Montaud Rosés
Rosé 2019,
Côtes De Provence, Provence A.P. ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 282,583 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award