|Region:||South Africa » Coastal Region|
|Varietal:||Cabernet Sauvignon , Pinotage , Merlot , Cabernet Franc , Syrah , Petit Verdot|
Richly smooth, full, plentiful tannins. Complex flavours (maybe that mix of six has something after all). Warming alcohol on the finish. Very approachable. Creamy edge. While only accounting for 21% the Pinotage peaks through with a distinctive twist o...
Varietals Produced by Flagstone Winery View all
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
History of the grape: In 1925, Stellenbosch University Chief Horticulture Professor Abraham Izak Perold created the P...
History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...
Flagstone Winery on Snooth
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I taste a lot of wine, both for work and pleasure. I would like to get better at it, but I don't know how. While I am able to pick out varietals, and often, even regions, pretty accurately, I want more than that. I want to be able to pick out all of the wine's nuances, both on the nose and on the palate. Often when I am tasting I find that o... Read More
Nov 12, 2010
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Another fine wine from the creative hands of Bruce Jack. Smooth on the nose nifty in the mouth. A bottle will certainly require company. Read More
Richly smooth, full, plentiful tannins. Complex flavours (maybe that mix of six has something after all). Warming alcohol on the finish. Very approachable. Creamy edge. While only accounting for 21% the Pinotage peaks through with a distinctive twist on the finish that you don't get with Cabernet alone. It is almost 'rusty' but seems to work her... Read More
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