Grenache Shiraz Mouvedre

G.S.M. as it affectionately known. This blend originated from those used in some Southern Rhône wines, including Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Grenache is the lightest of the three grapes, producing a pale red juice with soft berry scents and a bit of spiciness. As a blending component, it contributes alcohol, warmth and fruitiness without added tannins. Shiraz can contribute full-bodied, fleshy flavours of black fruits and pepper. It adds colour, backbone and tannins and provides the sense of balance such blends require. Mourvèdre contributes elegance, structure and acidity to the blend, producing flavours of sweet plums, roasted game and hints of tobacco.

Chateauneuf Du Pape Vieux Telegraphe La Crau 2007
Vieux Telegraphe
Chateauneuf Du Pape Vieux Telegraphe La Crau 2007
Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieux Télégraphe 'La Crau' 2007  A classic Châteauneuf blend of around two thirds Grenache and the balance Syrah and Mourvedre.  Dense ruby/purple-tinged with an exquisite nose of salty sea...
Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine Font Michelle 2015
Domaine Font Michelle
Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine Font Michelle 2015
Châteauneuf du Pape, Domaine Font Michelle, Southern Rhône, 2015  75% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre matured in large oak barrels.  From a excellent vintage in the Rhône. Dark and savoury fruit flavours dominate...
Gigondas E. Guigal 2015, Southern Rhone, France
Gigondas Guigal 2015
Gigondas E. Guigal 2015, Southern Rhone, France  Grape variety, 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, aged for 2 years in oak foudres, of which 50% is new oak.   Purple in colour with an intense nose dominated by peach...