Edgebaston "The Pepper Pot" 2010

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - David Finlayson
Main Variety - Shiraz
Alcohol - 14.7 %vol
pH - 3.58
RS - 3.2 g/l
Total Acid - 6.1 g/l
Volatile Acidity - 0.64 g/l
SO2 - 55 mg/l
Free SO2 - 20 mg/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch


Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Medium
Taste - Herbaceous


Tasting Notes

Made from grown grapes only in the Stellenbosch region, 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

46% Syrah, 46% Mourvèdre, 8% 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

Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay

About The Harvest

All grapes were hand picked between February - March 2010

In The Cellar

Winemaking: All grapes were hand picked and fermented in Stainless Steel Tanks. Soft pressed to allow fruit dominant characteristics
Wood Elevation: 2nd and 3nd Fill French and American oak barrels  for 10 months as well as 6500L vats.

Other Vintages

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Edgebaston "The Pepper Pot" 2010 David Finlayson Shiraz
Edgebaston "The Pepper Pot" 2009 David Finlayson Shiraz
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ARA - Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol use Not for sale to persons under the age of 18. Enjoy Responsibly.