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Cave Spring Gamaytext
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16¼/20

Cave Spring Gamay 2019

Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, CanadaThis gamay comes from their Cave Spring Vineyard, on a limestone-clay sloping terrace overlooking Lake Ontario. After a month long maceration and native ferment, this aged 10 months in a mix of neutral 225L and 500L French, Hungarian, and American oak barrels. This lighter red is a spice box, with ample toasty baking spices infiltrating plum, cherry, tea, and tobacco. Tannins are long and fine, hugging the silken palate through the lingering finish. A charmer.Tasted: 12 January 2022Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: ON 16.95 winery direct Producer: Cave SpringGrape: Gamay Noir