Red Knot Classified by Shingleback GSM 2018

Shingleback make this range, a step up from entry-level, exclusively for Woolworth’s liquor stores: Dan Murphy’s and BWS. GSM is of course, a blended red of Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvèdre. Gold medal winner at the International Wine Challenge in Vienna and a truckload of Silver medals from other local, national and international shows.

Red Knot, Classified by Shingleback, GSM, McLaren Vale, 2018

Deep garnet hue with lighter purple edges. Aromatic: soaked plums and raspberries with tobacco, exotic spice and plush rose petals. Just medium bodied, it gives a sense of playfulness with a dark earthy edge. Red berries at the fore leading to a chalky texture with lingering bitter herbs through the controlled finish. A fine blend, each part playing its role well.

RRP: $19
Alc: 14%
Rating: 17/20

Wine sample courtesy of Shingleback

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