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Edgebaston The Pepper Pot 2015
Technical Analysis
: David Finlayson
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.38 %vol
pH : 3.59
RS : 2.7 g/l
Total Acid : 5.4 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.67 g/l
SO2 : 64 mg/l
Free SO2 : 40 mg/l
Appellation : Coastal Region
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Herbaceous

Tasting Notes

Made from grown grapes in the Stellenbosch and Paarl 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
61%Syrah, 21% Mouvedre, 12% Tannat, 6% Grenache
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.

In The Cellar

All grapes were hand picked and 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.                                      

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