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2018 Division-Villages Gamay "Les Petits Fers"

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Appellation: Oregon AVA

By: Division Winemaking Company

In: Portland, OR

750mL / 13.0% ABV

Winestyr Review

This is a blend of four single vineyards, two from Willamette's Eola Amity Hills and two from Umpqua Valley, which is just south of Willamette Valley's border. These climates lend themselves to a fresh expression of Gamay and the winery utilized full carbonic maceration to produce a truly brilliant New World answer to Cru-level Beaujolais.

What We Love

  • Carbonic Gamay
  • High-toned floral notes
  • Pure fruit character

A true year-round, light bodied red that provides excellent value

Experience

Division Winemaking Company is a Portland, Oregon based winery founded in 2010 by Kate Norris and Thomas Monroe. Inspired by the wineries of Loire, Beaujolais, Burgundy, and the Northern Rhone where they first learned winemaking and viticulture, the urban winery creates Oregon and Washington wines including Pinot Noir, Gamay, Chardonnay, Rosé, Chenin, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Cot, Syrah, Grenache, and Sauvignon Blanc. Determined to make approachable and balanced wines though minimal manipulation, the winemakers have a passion to work with well farmed, terroir-expressive vineyards, many of which are organic and/or Biodynamic, celebrating the varietals the winemakers loves to drink.

Winery

Division Winemaking Company is a Portland, Oregon based winery founded in 2010 by Kate Norris and Thomas Monroe. Inspired by the wineries of Loire, Beaujolais, Burgundy, and the Northern Rhone where they first learned winemaking and viticulture, the urban winery creates Oregon and Washington wines including Pinot Noir, Gamay, Chardonnay, Rosé, Chenin, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Cot, Syrah, Grenache, and Sauvignon Blanc. Determined to make approachable and balanced wines though minimal manipulation, the winemakers have a passion to work with well farmed, terroir-expressive vineyards, many of which are organic and/or Biodynamic, celebrating the varietals the winemakers loves to drink. Division Winemaking Company represents a new generation of winemakers that are looking beyond the status quo to create unique styles of wine, with a purpose, a story, and without barriers.

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