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Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz

Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz

75Cl x 1

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Product:Shiraz - Red South African Wine
Pack Size:75cl
Product Code:251330
VAT Code:Standard
Product Category:Beers, Wines & Spirits > Red Wine > South African
  • Wine of Western Cape, South Africa


Product Marketing

We are inspired by our country, our people and our winelands. That's why we give our wines special names. We hand-pick our delicious grapes in the quiet, cool of early morning. Lovingly tendered fermentation takes place in Flagstone open top fermentors, using ancient winecrafting methods. This ensures delicious, age-worthy wine with a silky structure and a brooding, mysterious nature, capable of surprising you with its power and energy - a real Dark Horse.

Great wine requires deep, intense dedication to the land, empathy for the vine and a love of grapes. We farm in a balanced and environmentally friendly way and in the cellar the grapes are treated with fanatical attention to detail throughout the winecrafting process. The resultant aromas and flavours reflect this passion for authenticity and integrity.

Concentrated dark fruits, white pepper, dark chocolate and a hint of mint introduce an intriguing wine on the nose. On the palate, silky smooth tannins complement the hedonistic, rich, ripe fruit flavours. Enjoy!

Bruce Jack,

Additional Information

  • Contains Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites
  • Country of Origin: South Africa
  • Origin Free Text
  • Pack Type: Bottle


Importer's Address

Accolade Wines Limited,
GU3 1LR,


Wine ColourRed
Tasting NotesThe wine has a dark, rich plummy colour going over to purple rim. The nose is filled with ripe blackcurrants and mulberry, supported by subtle spicy undertones of cinnamon and cloves
Storage InstructionsThis wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 2 years
ClosureNatural Cork
Country of OriginSouth Africa
RegionWestern Cape
Grape VarietyShiraz/Syrah
ProducerFlagstone Winery
WinemakerBruce Jack
Vinification DetailsCold-soaking in an open-top stainless steel tank, followed by manual pumpovers. Matured in a combination of 225L oak barrels (85% American, 15% French) for 12-18 months.
HistoryThe Dark Horse is our touchstone, our mantra, our moving target, our other name, our dreams reflected. We think it's up there with the best Shiraz South Africa produces. Enjoy!
Regional InformationAbove average yields of exceptional quality were specifically obtained in the coastal regions, while irrigated areas also achieved good crops despite loss due to rot. Moderate climate conditions during the harvest season contributed to intense colour, exceptional flavour and good structure in red cultivars.

10.9 UK Units per bottle
Know Your Limits
UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly exceed:
Men: 3-4 units daily
Women: 2-3 units daily
Please drink responsibly
Drinking during pregnancy can be harmful to your unborn baby


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