Civil Grit Gamay

$21.95

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Description

Vintage: 2017
Variety: 100% Gamay
Region:  Blend of two Niagara-on-the-Lake Vineyards (78%/22%)
Harvest Date: October 10, 2017 (22%) and October 24, 2017 (78%)
Wine Style: Dry, Oak Aged
Residual Sugar:  1.4 g/L
Alcohol: 12%
pH: 3.64
TA: 6.3 g/L
Ageing: Enjoy Young

Winemaking:
The grapes from each vineyard were destemmed and crushed to fermentation tanks for total maceration time of 8-13 days prior to gentle pressing and racking for nine months of oak aging prior to bottling.  Full malolactic conversion.  Only course filtration prior to hand bottling.

Tasting Notes:
This wine is pale garnet in colour. Dry and youthful.  There are delicate aromas of red raspberry, subtle smoke, and herbal undertones allowing this wine to pair particularly well with food. The vibrant acidity and supple tannin structure frame the fruit and present a balanced and cleansing finish.  Enjoy young.