The more continental and cooler climes of the Great Southern are favoured for the growing of Flint Rock Shiraz. In the Frankland and Mount Barker sub regions, where Shiraz reigns, the wines display a great intensity of dark fruits with traces of spice, earth and soft tannins. Each sub region adds its own complexity, due to the soils, aspects, clones and microclimates unique to the respective sites.
The name “Flint Rock” epitomizes the fine mineral structure and savoury elegance of wines grown in the wildly remote and awesomely beautiful Great Southern region of Western Australia. Our regional selection draws upon the varietal heroes of the 3 primary sub-regions; Mt Barker, Porongurup and Frankland River to craft wines with regional typicity and character. The continental, cool climate of the Great Southern is favoured for growing Shiraz. In the Frankland and Mount Barker sub regions, where Shiraz reigns, the wines display a great intensity of dark fruits with traces of spice, earth and guiding tannins.
Deep garnet in colour and smelling of luscious red plums and black cherries, deftly seasoned with anise, cinnamon and mocha. Dense fruit weight of blackberry, plum and cherry, laced with liquorice and cocoa. The mouthfeel and texture of the wine is rich, velvety with finishing chewy tannins.Shiraz
Frankland River 55%
Mount Barker 45%
Alcohol: 14.5% V/V
Acidity: 5.8 G.LT
Residual Sugar: 0.7 G/LT
Up to 10 Years