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Flagstone Truth Tree Pinotage

2,695 KShs

Up-front dark berries with: dark chocolate and subtle spicy undertones. The palate, is surprisingly rich and beautifully balanced. Flavours of: darker blackberry and cherry with hints of: dark chocolate and spicy oak.

Country: South Africa
Region: Western Cape 
Vintage: 2018
Grapes: Pinotage, Shiraz & Cabernet Sauvignon
ABV: 14.5% vol
Suggested Food Pairings: Pinotage is an incredible wine, because it is versatile enough to pair across a huge spectrum of dishes from oysters to game to spicy Middle Eastern cuisine. In fact, like Dragon Tree, it loves spices and even chillies. It is gorgeous with: slow-cooked duck drizzled with a pomegranate and cardamom gravy and served with potatoes roasted in duck dripping as well as a green salad of bitter leaves.

  • Gold Michelangelo 2021
  • Michelangelo Int Wine Awards 2019
  • Ultra-Wine Challenge 2019
  • SA Sommeliers Selection 2019
  • Platter Wine Guide 2019
  • Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2018
  • Wine of the Month Club 2018 April
  • Platter Wine Guide 2018
  • Veritas Wine Awards 2017
  • Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2017
  • SA Sommelier’s Selection 2017
  • SA Women Wine Awards 2017
  • Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2017

At Flagstone we aim to make wine that respects our 350 year old winemaking heritage, while always celebrating the magnificence of nature. We want to make gorgeous wines that stimulate your brain as much as they please your taste buds.

The wine is named after Cape Town’s ancient Treaty Tree still standing in: Woodstock. In 1509 this wind-sculptured Milkwood witnessed the massacre by local Khoi San of 64 of d’Almeidas infamous, battle-hardened Portuguese marines, who had foolishly abducted a Khoi San baby and attempted to take the infant back to their ships waiting in Table Bay. Then in 1806 a Peace Treaty was signed beneath its boughs after the British forces defeated the Batavian Republic at the: Battle of Blaauwberg.

This wine is crafted passionately with food in mind – We want the wine to make the food look good and add to the enjoyment of the whole dining experience. We have blended the wine to be at once layered and complex, but very drinkable.

This wine is proudly vegan. We use zero animal products in its production; electing plant-derived proteins instead. Interestingly, it maintains its status without: compromising character and because of this, it’s enhanced by the vegan-friendly process.

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