Sentence Examples


  • Usually this singular grape varietal is crisp with green apples and citrus, and then complemented with herbal, flinty minerals, and grassy notes to underline its character.
  • The terroir imparts a flinty minerality to the wine, while the grapes add flavors of baked pears and figs.
  • Flinty wines are generally high in acidity with a slight stony or mineral taste.
  • In each province they had found the best springs, beds of clay, paint, soapstone, flinty rock, friable stone for sculpture and hard, tenacious stone for tools, and used ashes for salt.
  • For the latter purpose the hard, somewhat flinty grains are preferable, and they are prepared by grinding off the outer cuticle which forms " pot barley."