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Edgebaston Pinot Noir 2017
Technical Analysis
: David Finlayson
Main Variety : Pinot Noir
Alcohol : 13.92 %vol
pH : .
RS : 1.2 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.81 g/l
SO2 : 83 mg/l
Free SO2 : 19 mg/l
Appellation : Western Cape
Type : Red
Style : Dry


Pinot Noir 2017
-NWC National Wine Challenge - Top 100 SA Wines - Double Gold

Pinot Noir 2015
-Platter Guide 2015:  4 Star Platter
-88 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

Pinot Noir 2013
-Platter Guide 2015:  4 Star Platter
-89 points:  eRobert Parker
-Gold:  Vitis Vinifera

Pinot Noir 2012
-Platter Guide 2014:  4 Star Platter

Pinot Noir 2011
-Platter Guide 2013:  4 Star Platter
-International Wine Challenge 2012 – Bronze Medal

Tasting Notes

A fresh, modern, New World style with a nod to the complexity of Burgundy. This Pinot Noir shows ripe, fresh Raspberry, Strawberry and Vanilla notes on the nose. The palate has a touch of minerality and earthiness layered below the fresh, clean fruit.

Ageing Potential
The wine shows wonderful, youthful drinkability with the potential to age well for 3-5 years.
Blend Information
100% Pinot Noir
In The Vineyard
Appellation: W.O. Coastal Region (Stellenbosch / Tulbagh)
Soil Type: Various from sandy gravel to shale
About The Harvest
Harvest Date: February to April 2017
In The Cellar

Sourced from vineyards in Stellenbosch and one high in the Tulbagh mountains, the bunches were hand sorted and de-stemmed. Fermentation in 3000 litre tanks. 2 pump-overs per day. 2 weeks maceration on skins. Maturation period, 10 months in 300 litre barrels.
50 % New French Oak - Nevers, Allier - Medium Toasted
50% 2nd  Fill French Oak - Medium Toast

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