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2010 Vinum Cellars Red Dirt Red, California, USA

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Syrah and Grenache with Mourvedre.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $14   From: $12   To: $19

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Grape Variety

Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre (GSM) is a red wine blend originally from the southern Rhone Valley, but which is now popular in various New World wine regions, most notably South Australia's Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale but also California's Central Coast.

The GSM blend is largely synonymous with the classic "Southern Rhone Blend", although the latter often contains other classic southern French varieties such as Carignan and ...more


Region
  • California is the largest and most important wine region in the United States. Occupying the southern two-thirds of the country's west coast (Oregon and Washington make up the rest), it spans almost ten degrees of latitude and 850 miles (1370km) of coastline. With mountains, valleys, plains and plateaux, the state's topography is as complex as its climate, offering winegrowers a bewildering choice of terroir.

    Although Californian wines rose to global renown only in the past few decades (notably after the Paris Judgment of 1976), the state's viticultural history dates back ...more

  • The United States has confidently come of age as one of the world's top wine-producing nations. Its reputation may be founded on the global fame of Napa and Sonoma, but the U.S. is home to countless lesser-known wine regions producing world-class wines (obvious examples include Oregon's ...more

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