In a nutshell: A bright and fruity youthful GSM blend red wine from Valencia, Spain.
The lowdown: This wine is produced by Bodegas Murviedro, who were founded in 1927. Their philosophy is based on combining modern winemaking techniques with grapes from traditional vineyards. The grapes used for this wine are sourced from Murviedro's 300 hectares of vineyards. The GSM blend is better known from the Rhone region of France, however in this wine the blend is an equal split of the 3 varieties, with the Monastrell component aged for 4 months in oak. There are aromas of ripe black fruits with a hint of spice. The palate is bright and juicy blackberries and plums are balanced by soft tannins, juicy acidity, and a touch of pepper.
When to drink: This wine can be paired with all types of grilled meat and pasta dishes.
Bodegas Murviedro was founded near Valencia in 1927, as the Spanish subsidiary of the Swiss Schenk Group, and has grown to become one of the most important wineries in the region. Head winemaker Victor Marqués is responsible for maintaining the high standards they've achieved.
They have access to a wide range of both indigenous and international varieties, and produce a broad portfolio of wine styles. The company's philosophy is based on combining the modern winemaking techniques with grapes from traditional vineyards - to meet the highest international quality standards, while maintaining their Spanish character and originality.