Edgebaston The Pepper Pot 2012

Edgebaston The Pepper Pot 2012

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. 

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.

variety : Shiraz [ 72% Syrah, 7% Mourvèdre, 7% Cinsaut, 7% Grenache, 7% Tannat ]
winery : Edgebaston
winemaker : David Finlayson
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 14.48 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 6.3 g/l  va : 0.56 g/l  so2 : 87 mg/l  fso2 : 25 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Herbaceous   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

- Veritas Wine Awards 2013 - Silver

in the vineyard : Origin: Stellenbosch, Paarl and Elgin regions
Soil type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay

about the harvest: All grapes were hand picked between February - March 2012.

in the cellar : All grapes were 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 6500 litre vats.

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