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 de Pape Domaine Font Michelle 2015
Domaine Font Michelle
Chateauneuf de Pape Domaine Font Michelle 2015
Châteauneuf de Pape, Domaine Font Michelle, Southern Rhône, 2015  75% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre mautured in large oak barrels.  From a excellent vintage in the Rhône. Dark and savoury fruit flavours dominate...
Chateauneuf Du Pape Vieux Telegraphe La Crau  2003
Vieux Telegraphe
Chateauneuf Du Pape Vieux Telegraphe La Crau 2003
Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieux Télégraphe 'La Crau' 2003  A classic Châteauneuf blend of around two thirds Grenache and the balance Syrah and Mourvedre.  "The 2003 Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf du Pape...
Chateauneuf du Pape, La Bernadine M. Chapoutier 2015
Michel Chapoutier
Chateauneuf du Pape, La Bernardine, M. Chapoutier 2015
Châteauneuf du Pape, La Bernardine, M. Chapoutier 2015   Mainly Grenache, with a splash of Syrah and Mourvedre, mostly aged in concrete vats.  A deep purple colour. On the nose, it's complex and subtle with blackcurrant, plum...
Gigondas M Chapoutier 2015
Michel Chapoutier
Gigondas M Chapoutier 2015
Gigondas, M. Chapoutier, Southern Rhone, 2015  A classic blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, and Mourvèdre with 12 to 16 months aging in barrel.  A ruby-red colour. Characterful, robust, full bodied and earthy. Peppery berried...