The GSM blend is a stalwart of the Barossa. The three red varieties have been planted in the region for nearly 170 years, and in the past were commonly blended to make fortified tawny port-style wines. After World War II the same blend started to become popular in table wines. grenache shiraz mataro is a bit of a mouthful - hence the birth of the colloquial GSM'.
Yalumba's The Strapper Barossa GSM 2015 is highly aromatic with notes of strawberry compote, potpourri, nutmeg and fennel seed. The palate is juicy with raspberry, ironstone and a long savoury line that finishes with talc-like tannins.
The average price per bottle is only available in a case of 6.