GSM - Côtes-du-Rhône
The Rhône, a genuine Roman “river”. The Rhône Valley has always been a convenient corridor between the Mediterranean and Northern or Atlantic Europe. Significant archaeological finds have been unearthed in the region, establishing the Côtes du Rhône as one of the world’s first wine regions. In the Middle Ages and into the Renaissance, wine production is detailed in various documents, and the 17th and 18th centuries saw the region’s wine production flourish and the vineyard began to export its wines. Mediterranean climate. Nourished by the cleansing Mistral wind, the vineyard enjoys an exceptional climate.
GSM The valley of the Rhône is the origin of the GSM grape varietals. Grenache, the base variety, brings fruity flavours, warmth, and body. In its seductive, lustrous red depths, the Grenache grape conceals a heady fullness and flavours of blackcurrant and rich spices. Syrah, black, peppery, well-structured, and Mourvèdre, full-bodied and well-structured give the wine their spicy aromas, and a colour and structure suitable for ageing.
Aroma: Lush red fruit, peppery spices
Taste: Medium body, round taste. Rich in ripe fruit, prunes, blackcurrant, spices
Varietal: GSM Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
Dish: Its acidity and medium body make it very pair-able with numerous dishes, from white meats, Mediterranean food, grills and Asian dishes.
Cheese: Saint-Marcellin, Ossau-Iraty, Camembert, Comté, Cantal