Definitions for gamaygæˈmeɪ, ˈgæm eɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ga•maygæˈmeɪ, ˈgæm eɪ(n.)

  1. a grape grown esp. in the Beaujolais region of France and in N California.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  2. the dry red wine made from this grape.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of Gamay:

1945–50; < F, after Gamay, a village in St.-Aubin commune (Côte-d'Or), France

Wiktionary

  1. Gamay(Noun)

    any of several varieties of red grape used for making Beaujolais and other red wines.

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  1. Gamay

    Gamay is a purple-colored grape variety used to make red wines, most notably grown in Beaujolais and in the Loire Valley around Tours. Its full name is Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc. It is a very old cultivar, mentioned as long ago as the 15th century. It has been often cultivated because it makes for abundant production; however, it can produce wines of distinction when planted on acidic soils, which help to soften the grape's naturally high acidity.

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