Edgebaston "The Pepper Pot" 2008

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - David Finlayson
Main Variety - Shiraz
Alcohol - 14 %vol
pH - 3.6
RS - 3.5 g/l
Total Acid - 6 g/l
Volatile Acidity - 0.6 g/l
SO2 - 87 mg/l
Free SO2 - 36 mg/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch


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

Tasting Notes

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. Pure, clean dark red berry flavours flow onto a smooth palate.

Blend Information

58% Syrah, 32% Mourvedre, 10% Tannat

Food Suggestions

Enjoyment with food such as Gourmet Pizza with Carpaccio and rocket salad.

In The Vineyard

Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay

In The Cellar

Fermented in Stainless Steel Tanks. Soft pressed to allow fruit dominant characteristics. 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
Edgebaston "The Pepper Pot" 2008 David Finlayson Shiraz
ARA - Industry Association for Responsible Alcohol use Not for sale to persons under the age of 18. Enjoy Responsibly.