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Bachelder Bai Xu Gamay Noir Niagara Cru I 32% Whole Clustertext

Bachelder Bai Xu Gamay Noir Niagara Cru I 32% Whole Cluster 2020

Four Mile Creek, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, CanadaThomas Bachelder, long heralded with his skilled hand at chardonnay and pinot noir, has turned his eye towards gamay, with a series of releases from the 2020 vintage. Jackson Bai and his family own Four Mile Creek's Bai Xu vineyard, planted in 1981 with unknown clones, on a mix of loamy clay, silt, sand and limestone. This gamay utilized 32% whole cluster in 2020. Deep raspberry, strawberry jam, wild cherry flood a structural palate, threaded with herbal green notes, and hugged with downy tannins moving slightly astringent on the finish. A plumper, fuller cuvee in Thomas' terroir-driven gamay collection.Tasted: 05 May 2022Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
ON$27.95750mlwinery online/direct
Producer: Mary et Thomas Delaney-Bachelder et FillesDistributors: Winery Direct
Grape: Gamay NoirUPC: 185729000811