Definition of Gamay in English:
1A variety of black wine grape native to the Beaujolais district of France.
- Galet cites scores of different Gamays, many quite unrelated to the Beaujolais archetype, many of them particular clonal selections of it, and many more of them red-fleshed teinturiers once widely used to add colour to vapid blends.
- This is far-north wine-growing, and the grapes planted, the white Sauvignon and Chenin, the red Cabernet Franc and Gamay, are all varieties prized for their fairly acid and raw qualities.
- The grape ripens late, providing a richness of flavour not found in either Gamay or Pinot Noir.
From the name of a hamlet in Burgundy, eastern France.
Definition of Gamay in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.