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Edgebaston "The Pepper Pot" 2009
Technical Analysis
: David Finlayson
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14 %vol
pH : 3.55
RS : 2.7 g/l
Total Acid : 5.8 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.54 g/l
SO2 : 78 mg/l
Free SO2 : 31 mg/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Herbaceous


Tasting Notes
This wine is created to show the fresh, fruity and spice driven flavours of these Rhône varietals. The colour is youthful and purple/red. The nose is one of crushed black pepper, dark mulberry and mixed berry coulis. Pure, clean dark red berry flavours flow onto a smooth palate.
Blend Information
65% Syrah, 28% Mourvedre, 7% Tannat
Food Suggestions
Enjoyment with food such as gourmet pizza with carpaccio and rocket salad.
In The Vineyard
Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: February - March 2009
In The Cellar
Fermented in stainless steel tanks. Soft pressed to allow fruit dominant characteristics. 2nd and 3nd fill French and American oak barrels for 10 months as well as 6500 litre vats.

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