Schwarz Wine Co. GSM Grenache Shiraz Mataro, Barossa Valley 2013 $28
A superbly perfumed GSM with deep purple-red colour and spice, plum and cherry-brandy aromas. Sweet-fruit palate with soft tannins and some alcohol warmth. Delicious. It’s 54/26/20 per cent grenache, shiraz and mataro. (Screw cap; 14.2 per cent alcohol.) Score 93 ★★★★½ – view on huonhooke.com
Ageing? Drink now to 15 years.
Food idea: Pasta with meat and mushroom ragu.
Stockists: Dan Murphy’s online, nationally.
Ranked #2 of 15 2013 Grenache Blend tasted from Barossa
Price Benchmark: $25.00 Avg 93pt 2013 Grenache Blend tasted from Australia