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Edgebaston "The Berry Box" Red 2010
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: David Finlayson
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.95 %vol
pH : 3.62
RS : 3.4 g/l
Total Acid : 6.2 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.64 g/l
SO2 : 98 mg/l
Free SO2 : 33 mg/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
- Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 – Bronze Medal
- International Wine Challenge 2012 – Bronze Medal
- Classic Wine Magazine 2012 – Top 6 Wines
- Robert Parker 2012 - 90pts
Tasting Notes
A medley of small berry and fruit flavours including blackcurrant, raspberry, strawberry, mulberry and blackberry combine with a hint of anise and vanilla to give a wine that is instantly gratifying in flavour whilst showing good structure and tannin concentration to allow for some maturation.
Blend Information
39% Shiraz, 29% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc
In The Vineyard
Soil Type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: Mid-February to mid-March 2010
In The Cellar
A variety of vinification methods were used in making the components of this special blend. Open top fermentations with punch-down routines as well as closed fermentations and pump-overs were employed to suit the needs of each variety in the blend. The resultant, soft tannins and berry flavours have been blended to compose a modern, fruit driven wine with class.

Wood Elevation:
20% 1st Fill New French Oak – Nevers, Allier; Medium Toasted
50% 2nd Fill French Oak – Medium Toasted
30% 3rd Fill French Oak

Bottled under screwcap to ensure quality.

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Edgebaston "The Berry Box" Red 2010 David Finlayson Shiraz

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