2013 Flowstone Cabernet Touriga

Margaret River, WA

A twist on the classic Margaret River Cabernet Merlot. 95 points James Halliday.



About The Wine

This blend melds classic Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon with the classic Portuguese variety Touriga into one dead-set delicious dry red.

Where Merlot traditionally fills out the mid-palate of a Cab Merlot blend, the same principals apply here, with the Touriga fleshing out the structural Cabernet.

There is something familiar about this wine, but also strangely exotic and we couldn't stop drinking it.

It's so refreshing to see chances being taken in this region, especially when they smash it out of the park like these guys. This vintage received 95 points from James Halliday, and a must try for Margaret River fans!

About Flowstone

Stuart Pym is one of Margaret River's most respected winemakers.

James Halliday said of his maiden vintage “There has never been a more stellar launch of a new winery venture than this”. A huge call from a guy who has seen them all in Aussie wine. But the wines speak for themselves.

Their range is a beautifully presented mix of tried and true Margaret River staples, i.e. Cab Merlot and Chardonnay and some more inventive and innovative wines, such as his excellent Cabernet Touriga.

These wines are bold, balanced and full of flavour with great value on offer at all price points.

Winemaker Stuart Pym
Winemaker Stuart Pym
Margaret River, WA

Critic Reviews

Halliday Wine Companion

"The cabernet is off a single vineyard in Wilyabrup, 70% in the blend, the touriga from Yallingup planted in the late '70s. Each made in a similar fashion but kept separate, aged 2 years in French oak barriques (20% new). Harmonious in its composition, there's an ease, a suppleness to the tannins, plenty of grip though and the fruit neatly compiled into the more savoury aspects of the wine." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

The Wine Front

"Excellent dimension of fruit flavour and the texture to match. This will please many folks. Dark berries, coffee grounds, a decent chew of tannin and brighter, floral, red berried notes. Good all around. Creamy mouthfeel. Beautiful medium-bodied profile." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

A blend of classic Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon, and the classic Portuguese variety Touriga. Cabernet Sauvignon is well known in Margaret River, whereas Touriga less so.

Touriga is one of the main varieties in the Portuguese Vintage Ports. It has wonderful spicy red and black fruit flavours, with a medium to full bodied palate, and puts an interesting twist on Cabernet Sauvignon. Touriga is also known as Touriga Nacional.

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon, Touriga
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml
Production : 400 dozen

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