2017 McGuigan Shortlist GSM

2017 McGuigan Shortlist GSM

Item No. 259785-1
4.9 out of 5 Customer Rating
Bringing a great depth of flavourings, the cherry and plum characters have subtle sweet spice notes and savoury earthy edge giving a delightful aroma of red berry fruit with a hint of liquorice.
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Bottle (750ml) Limited Offer
$30.00
Bringing a great depth of flavourings, the cherry and plum characters have subtle sweet spice notes and savoury earthy edge giving a delightful aroma of red berry fruit with a hint of liquorice.
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Full Bodied

Full Bodied

Limited Release

Limited Release

Dry

Dry

Overview

The popularity of Australian wine is built on the stewardship of its wine making forefathers who identified a short list of ideal climates and soils required for premium vineyards to thrive. Today, McGuigan Wines offers wine lovers its very own Shortlist, each wine showcasing a celebrated wine variety and the premium wine region from which it has established its distinguished reputation. The fruit for this wine is fermented in 8 tonne fermenters at cool temperatures for 10 days to ensure optimum fruit retention. Once fermentation is complete, the wine is then put through the process of malo-lactic fermentation and transfered toa combination of old and new French and American Hogshead barrels to mature for 14 months prior to bottling. This wine contains 75% Grenache, 15% Shiraz and 10% Mataro grapes which gives the wine it’s complexity and richness of flavour.
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Varietal
Grenache Shiraz Mouverdre
Region
Barossa Valley, SA
Peak Drinking
Drink now or cellar for 5 years
Winemaker
Jamie Saint
Accolades
2019 CWSA - Gold 2020 CWSA - Gold
Alcohol Volume
14.12%
pH
3.39
Residual Sugar
0.53
Total Acidity
6.03

Tasting Notes

Aroma

The wine produces delightful aromas of lifted notes of red berry fruits and hints of liquorice.

Palate

A full bodied wine with great depth of fruit flavours including cherries and plums with subtle sweet spice notes and a savoury earthy edge. The finish is persistent and fine giving this wine great refinement.

Food Pairing

Duck

Duck

Hard Cheese

Hard Cheese