Rusden Driftsand Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2019

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Mark Faber
SKU
RUDG201910 UCAU
$20.99 Per item
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750ml (Bottle)
$20.99 Per item
Rusden is one of the most respected names in the Barossa Valley, which has built up a huge following in a relatively short period of time. Focussing on traditional Barossa varieties and blends, the limited production wines are quickly snapped up with each release. This 2018 Rusden Driftsand GSM is another fantastic value Barossa blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro. Very aromatic with loads of rich ‘fruit n spice’. Perfume, hints of florals from the Grenache. The palate is medium-bodied with raspberry, apricot & some dark berry fruit, the sweetness is well balanced by the spice. Lovely finish with gentle tannin and good length. A classic GSM style fit for any table.
Rusden is one of the most respected names in the Barossa Valley, which has built up a huge following in a relatively short period of time. Focussing on traditional Barossa varieties and blends, the limited production wines are quickly snapped up with each release. This 2018 Rusden Driftsand GSM is another fantastic value Barossa blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro. Very aromatic with loads of rich ‘fruit n spice’. Perfume, hints of florals from the Grenache. The palate is medium-bodied with raspberry, apricot & some dark berry fruit, the sweetness is well balanced by the spice. Lovely finish with gentle tannin and good length. A classic GSM style fit for any table.

Scores & Reviews

95 / 100

Mark Faber

(2018 vintage) Sanguine, earthy nose shot through with lovely cedar spice. Sweet, plush Grenache mid palate, but bright line of acid keeps it fresh and invites you back for more. Generosity is very deftly balanced here. Warmth melds into the red fruit and spice laden palate. Tannins keep it in line with some chalky bite. Exceptional value, hard to beat.