Pontifex GSM

Pontifex

Grenache (57%), Shiraz (33%), Mouvedre (10%) - GSM to us all - is the less popular and less famous companion of the Barossa Valley Shiraz. Don’t let that scare you, in fact, that should excited you. If we followed ratings and wine judges we would tell you this wine got 93 points from one of Australia’s toughest critics, but we will let you decide how bloody good it is.

Cherry + raspberry fruits on the nose, ultra smooth and silky tannins throughout the nose. This is a serious looking wine. I would hold onto it until the next roast lamb or pork - it will be the highlight of the evening. If you invite us we will be a bottle.

FROM THE WINEMAKER

"A classic vintage from the Barossa with plenty of warmth throughout Summer after a dry Spring. Vintage started early and finished early with all varietals ripening easily and developing great flavor across the vineyards. Mid deep red Colour with the nose oozing Red fruits – cherry & raspberry, savoury undertones. The pallet offers long silky tannins with an elegant finish."

Sam Clarke

FOOD MATCH

Lamb (Roasted, Stew or BBQ), Steak, Pork.

JC SCORE  8.5/10

A superb Barossa GSM - well balanced and very convincing. Judges favourite (a JH 93 pointer) for a reason. 


Category: Pontifex

Type: Red Wine


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