The Nose: A fairly weighty and sweet nose with overripe cantaloupe, fat, sweetened malt notes and a raisins in rice pudding, no doubt thanks to the sherry. Nice secondary whiffs of French vanilla ice cream and salted nuts. Behind all that, earthier notes of fresh cut oak and dried hay ground the sweetness. With a bit of water, that fat sweetened malt takes on more semi-sweet chocolate and the sherry influence gets a littler winey-er.
The Palate: At strength, the palate is really tightly wound. Honey roasted nuts, pears in syrup and apple cider are quickly joined by a crisp sherried dryness,earthy spices, coriander, nutmeg, even a bit of cumin(?!), and a lot of nice wood tones; sawdusty tannins and more dried hay/grass notes. Water really helps the palate come alive, the wood is still strong, taut, and complex but the early sweetness and the more bitter spices aregiven a bit more space.
The Finish: Dusty and tannic, lots of wood hangs around, more fresh-cut oak, wood chips, with smattering of those slightly bitter spices as well.
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A wine list from Flask published in the early 1970s
Driving down Ventura Blvd in Studio City in the 1960’s has something in common with today, Flask Fine Wine & Whisky- Flask first opened its doors to the public in 1962. Decades later and it still remains a respected fixture in the Los Angeles community.
We work directly with the wineries, distilleries and breweries to maintain a personal relationship with the creators of some of our favorite products.
We want to know their stories and how they produce bottles that fit into our unique collection. We make a point to keep our selection stocked with a wide variety, offering your classic Napa icons to your natural & organic wines.
We like to think of our whiskey and spirit section as more of a library where the rarest of bottles can be found.
We look forward to helping you find your next favorite bottle!