Italian wine and grape guide : Gamay


The Gamay grape is originally from France, in particular, it is thought to have originated in Burgundy, in the town from which it takes its name however, in Italy, it has different characteristics. The Gamay is not only cultivated in the Aosta Valley and Piedmont, but it is also found in some areas of Friuli, in Umbria and Tuscany. With regard to the wines made with Gamay, are not suitable for aging, but if undergoes the carbonic maceration, it brings out fruity aroma and vinous making the wine easy to drink.

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