Saturday, November 26, 2005

Rosemount GSM'01, McLaren Valle, Southern Autralia

Premium wine from the Epicurean Collection of the famous Rosemount Estate from McLaren Vale, Australia. Rich, dense and spicy yet smooth and not weighty!

Technical Data:Named GSM after the composition of its blend, Grenache ( 50%), Syrah (40%) and Mourvedre(10%). Aged for 18 months in American oak barrels.

Description:Bright inky-red color. Concentrated and powerful nose expressing dark ripe fruits laced with spice. Generous fruity flavors such as plum, blackberry and raspberry infused with spice, woody notes and earthiness. This wine is full-bodied yet not weighty at all, rich, concentrated, focused and almost chewy. Dusty long finish enticed with soft tannins. This wine is all about balance, generous fruits from its Syrah part, spice "kicks" from its Grenache softened by the Mourvedre which add some structure and balance to the blend .

Food Pairing & Service:Try it with beef, lamb, venison and game, grilled sausages, mushroom dishes or matured cheeses. Up to 10 years cellaring potential.


Suggested Retail Price:$26.99

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