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Edgebaston The Pepper Pot 2014
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: David Finlayson
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.58 %vol
pH : 3.65
RS : 2.8 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.56 g/l
SO2 : 89 mg/l
Free SO2 : 24 mg/l
Appellation : Coastal Region
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Herbaceous


Tasting Notes
Made from grown grapes in the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Elgin regions, this wine is created to show the fresh, fruity and spice driven flavours of these Rhone varietals. The colour is youthful and purple/red. The nose is one of crushed black pepper, dark mulberry and mixed berry coulis.
Blend Information
80% Syrah, 6% Mourvedre, 3% Grenache, 11% Tannat
Food Suggestions
Pure, clean dark red berry flavours flow onto a smooth palate with sufficient structure to warrant enjoyment with food such as Gourmet Pizza with Carpaccio and rocket salad.
In The Vineyard
Soil type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay
About The Harvest
All grapes were hand picked between February - March 2014.
In The Cellar

All grapes were fermented in Stainless Steel Tanks using different techniques on batches. Soft pressed to allow fruit dominant characteristics
Wood Elevation:
2nd and 3nd Fill French and American oak barrels and 65hl Foudres for 10 months.
2nd and 3nd Fill French and American oak barrels and 65hl Foudres for 10 months.


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