SATURDAY MORNING CARTOONS, THE ADULT VERSION PART TWO: TOP JIMMY FROM HEIDELBERG DROPS BY WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO CHATEAU GAMAGE AND AN INTRODUCTION TO JANINE POLEMAN, HEIDELBERG’S SUPERWOMAN

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Yesterday, Top Jimmy from Heidelberg dropped in with their ginger Bordeaux goddess, Janine Poleman, to talk about Chateau Gamage, the Bordeaux wild child from winemaker Usha Lavie-Teissier:

Chateau Gamage Brut Cremant de Bordeaux NV.  Grade=Very Good.  Green apple mousse with hints of sourdough, almond, mineral and peach pit.

Chateau Gamage Bordeaux Blanc Grand Vin de Bordeaux 2010.  Grade=Very Good.  Vinuous and herbal with lemon zest, grapefruit, quince and mineral notes.  Light and crisp with well-balanced acidity.

Chateau Gamage Bordeaux Rouge Grand Vin de Bordeaux 2009.  Grade=Outstanding.  Smoky cherry fruit with hints of dark plums, cassis, menthol, graphite and tobacco, medium-to-full-bodied with firm tannins and hints of crushed red flowers.

Chateau Gamage Selection Xceptionnelle Bordeaux Rouge Bordeaux Superieur 2009.  Grade=Outstanding.  Gorgeous nose of red flowers and black cherries, with flavors of red and black cherries, black currants, dark plums, vanilla and baked earth, fleshing out into a supple, medium-to-full-bodied red.

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