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Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2013 Wine Review

Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2013

Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2013

Western Cape, South Africa

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2015-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Flagstone

Agent: Mondia Alliance Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Smoky dark plums with fleshy blackberries in this full-bodied wonder. Some earthy notes and black pepper on the finish. Terrific!

Shiraz food pairings: grilled pork chops, spice-braised lamb, baby back ribs, game meats.

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This Flagstone Dark Horse Shiraz 2013 was reviewed on March 19, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

I hate to confess it but if I was buying a wine just for its label - this is one that would be in my cart! I have a fondness for horses - and also full bodied, fruit forward and balanced big reds - so this wine fit the bill on both counts! Lots of black currant and blackberry fruit on the nose and the palate. Smoke and leather aromas with caramel cocoa undertones and some typical peppery notes on the finish. This would be great paired with bbq'd ribs! Tasted November 9, 2016.
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Dark purple-red, dark berries, plum, burnt caramel, leather with velvety tannins and a nice seam of acidity keep this dark horse interesting. Quite enjoyable.
Gerhard Swart, winemaker, has produced the 2013 vintage of Dark Horse Shiraz which is a blend of Shiraz grapes from three vineyards that have been comprising the wine since the 1990s. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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