- Published: 02 November 2015 02 November 2015
Winemaker from famed Chateau Des Jacques, in Moulin á Vent, explains how he differentiates wine made from gamay grapes from pinot noir.
Guillaume also gives us 3 characteristics of gamay that we can all meditate over whilst enjoying our next glass.
There are often noted similarities between the pinot noir and gamay grape variety. In the Beaujolais village of Moulin-Á-Vent the comparison becomes even more harder to distinguish. Guillaume de Castelnau, the winemaker at the famous Chateau des Jacques, gives us an insight as to how to distinguish between the aristocratic pinot noir and the cheerful and friendly gamay.
Guillaume then follows up with 3 momorable characteristics of the gamay variety that will resonates wonderfully, especially with a glass of delicious Chateau des Jacques to hand!