Rusty Mutt Rocky Ox GSM 2018

The Rocky ox is named after Rusty Mutt’s wine maker Scott Heidrich’s daughter Kara (who was born in the year of the Earth Ox in Chinese Astrology. A blend of Grenache (61%), Shiraz (27%) and Mataro (12%). 12 months maturation in used French oak puncheons to keep things upbeat.

Rusty Mutt, Rocky Ox, GSM, McLaren Vale, 2018

Smoky, easy plum emphasised by rich chocolate ganache elements. Deep raspberry, earthy/minerally ‘pen’ eraser, light licorice, violets and some toasted coconut round out an attractive perfume. Juicy and vibrant, medium full with an easy tannin structure. Plenty of personality from quality fruit and maintains a good balance through the blend.

RRP: $35
Alc: 14.5%
Rating: 18/20

Wine sample courtesy of Rusty Mutt

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