Gamay Noir, Bow & Arrow 2018

Gamay Noir, Bow & Arrow 2018

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Husband and wife team Scott and Dana Frank have experience all sides of the wine industry. They recently embarked on a new project producing wines under their own label Bow and Arrow and are taking Oregon wines to new heights! They only started bottling in 2010 but have quickly earned a reputation for bringing a bit of the Loire to the Pacific Northwest. They source fruit from vineyards planted by some of Oregon’s earliest ‘wine pioneers’. These carefully sourced grapes are treated with the greatest care and minimal-intervention winemaking techniques.

Vivid in colour, this wine has juicy, primary fruit with lovely fresh cherries. Medium-bodied, it is grippy with soft red fruit flavours and an earthy and granite-based minerality and tart finish.

Producer   Bow & Arrow

Origin Oregon, USA

Grapes Gamay

Vintage 2018

Alcohol 12.5% ABV

Style Medium body natural red

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Manual harvested, partly destemmed.  Semi carbonic maceration in concrete vat with indigenous yeast at ambient temp. Mostly matured in concrete with a little stainless steel and old barrel. Undergoes spontaneous malolactic fermentation. No filtration, no fining, sulphur only added at bottling

Notes Demeter certified, Biodynamic, Organic, Natural