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Gamay

The red grape variety comes from France. Its full name is Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc because of its almost white flesh to distinguish it from red-fleshed Gamay varieties. There are about 150 synonyms, some of which are Beaujolais, Bourguignon Noir, Caracairone, Gamai, Gamai Chatillon, Gamay Beaujolais, Gamay Charmont, Gamay d'Arcenant, Gamay d'Auvergne, Gamay de la Dôle, Gamay de Liverdun, Gamay de Saint-Romain, Gamay de Sainte-Foix, Gamay de Toul, Gamay de Vaux, Gamay d'Orléans, Gamay du Gâtinais, Gamay Labronde, Gamay Noir, Gamay Ovoïde, Gamay Précoce, Gamé, Gammé, Grosse Dôle, Liverdun Grand, Lyonnais, Melon Noir, Petit Bourguignon, Petit Gamay, Plant Robert (independent clone), Black Melon Grape. It must not be planted with the varieties Abouriou, Avanà, in spite of apparently indicative synonyms or morphological similarities, Blaufränkisch Gascon, Gouget Noir, Grolleau Noir, Pinot Noir, Troyen or Valdiguié.

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