Rhône / GSM Blend

  • Wine
  • roan

GSM stands for Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre – the primary grapes in the Rhône blend. These three grapes are very important in Southern France and Northern Spain.

Primary Flavors

  • Raspberry

  • Blackberry

  • Rosemary

  • Baking Spices

  • Lavendar

Taste Profile

  • Dry
  • Medium-Full Body
  • Medium-High Tannin
  • Medium Acidity
  • 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room
    60–68°F / 16–20°C
  • Glass TypeAroma Collector
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $22.00

Food Pairing

The Rhône / GSM blend is a versatile food pairing wine that works particularly well with dishes featuring Mediterranean spices including red pepper, sage, rosemary, and olives.


The Rhône / GSM Blend is a colloquial term adopted to describe red wine blends from the Rhône Valley and other parts of Southern France and Northern Spain.

In truth, there are at least 17 unique grape varieties that can go into the Rhône wine blend.


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