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Beresford Classic GSM

Beresford Classic GSM

Beresford Classic GSM

  • Lifted exotic fruit displaying rose petal, musk, spice and star anise. A hint of dried fig, blueberry fruits support the integrated lavender and rosemary notes.

G.S.M
VINTAGE 2016
REGION McLaren Vale
COLOUR Bright red cherry with deep garnet hues
BOUQUET Lifted exotic fruit displaying rose petal, musk, spice and star anise. A hint of dried fig, blueberry fruits support the integrated lavender and rosemary notes.
PALATE A fusion of vibrant fruit from the three varietals support the luscious entry and generous, mouth-filling tannins. This superbly textured wine is soft and juicy and finishes with great length and intensity.
WINEMAKING Both the Shiraz and Grenache was harvested from the Beresford Estate Vineyard, with the Grenache hand-picked from 55-year-old bush vines. The grapes were harvest on both colour and flavour development then crushed and fermented for 7-10 days at approximately 20 degrees. Small open top fermenters are used with hand pumping over and rack and returns to ensure optimum extraction of tannins and colour is achieved. The ferment is then softly pressed using an airbag press, so we don’t extract the bitter tannin, producing a fruit driven style of wine. Once pressed, the wine can go through malolactic fermentation. The Grenache parcel was matured in 5- year-old hogsheads, the Shiraz in new and 1 year old French oak hogsheads
and the Mourvedre in new America oak puncheons.
ALCOHOL 14%
PH 3.4
ACIDITY 6.8 g/L
WINEMAKER Chris Dix
FOOD MATCH Braised Lamb Shanks

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2016 Vintage

    • Gold Medal – Perth Royal Wine Awards 2018
    • Silver Medal – International Wine & Spirits Competition 2018
    • Silver Medal – San Francisco International Wine Competition 2019
    • Silver Medal – New Zealand International Wine Show 2019

 

  • 3 STARS – Winestate Magazine 2020
  • 4.5 STARS “Toasty oak dominates the nose with good varietal fruit underneath. Oak also prominent on the long, tight palate with raspberry fruit flavours and a dash of pepper.” – WINESTATE May/June 2018

Beresford Classic GSM

Producer: Colour: RedGrape: AustralianRegion: South Australia, McLaren ValeVintage: 2016Grape Details: Grenache Shiraz MataroSKU: beres03

£20.70 a bottle

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Beresford Wines

Established in 1985 in the heart of McLaren Vale, Beresford wines is family-owned and passionately South Australian. Our winemakers apply their extraordinary knowledge and expertise to handcraft wines of celebrated distinction, heroing the individuality and diversity of the McLaren Vale region. Beresford Estate is a 70-acre working vineyard producing award-winning wines of nuanced excellence. On the estate, stands Beresford House and Beresford Tasting Pavilion, both were built with modernistic architectural precision and an eye for indulgent detail, they provide a visionary space to experience the very best of Beresford.

South Australia

The McLaren Vale is predominately a red wine region, producing some of the best red wines in South Australia. Vineyards were first planted in the mid 1800s. One of the early pioneers Thomas Hardy established a business that evolved to BRL Hardy, one of the largest wine companies in the country. The region also has a healthy number of boutique wineries that consistently make fine wines and experiment with different wine styles. The climate is warm to hot with dry summers, and benefits from cooling breezes from the St Vincent Gulf. The main wine styles: Red – Shiraz (rich, ripe & generous), Cabernet Sauvignon; White – Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc.

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