This 2009 GSM is a good example of the opulence you can enjoy in a glass of wine. It shows plenty of spice, dark cherry, blackberry and liquorice.
A blend of Shiraz (50%), Grenache (37%) and Mourvedre (13%), this wine is raring to go now, or you can cellar until 2019. Bright fruit notes are softened by the savoury character of the Grenache, leading on to a beautifully soft finish. Worth a buy.
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