Edgebaston The Berry Box Red 2011

A medley of small berry and fruit flavours including blackcurrant, raspberry, strawberry, mulberry and blackberry combine with a hint of anise and vanilla to give a wine that is instantly gratifying in flavour whilst showing good structure and tannin concentration to allow for some maturation.


variety : Merlot [ 47% MErlot, 23% Shiraz, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc ]
winery : Edgebaston
winemaker : David Finlayson
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.56 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 6.3 g/l  va : 0.67 g/l  so2 : 80 mg/l  fso2 : 25 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
- Veritas Wine Awards 2013 - Bronze
- Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2013 - Bronze
in the vineyard : Soil Type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay

about the harvest: Harvest Date: Mid-February to mid-March 2011

in the cellar : A variety of vinification methods were used in making the components of this special blend. Open top fermentations with punch-down routines as well as closed fermentations and pump-overs were employed to suit the needs of each variety in the blend. The resultant, soft tannins and berry flavours have been blended to compose a modern, fruit driven wine with class.

Wood Elevation:
20% 1st Fill New French Oak – Nevers, Allier; Medium Toasted
50% 2nd Fill French Oak – Medium Toasted
30% 3rd Fill French Oak

Bottled under screwcap to ensure quality.

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