Edgebaston The Berry Box Red 2017

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.  Bottled under screwcap to ensure quality.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot, 42% Petit Verdot ]
winery : Edgebaston
winemaker : David Finlayson
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.4 % vol  rs : 4.0 g/l  pH : 3.61  ta : 6.1 g/l  va : 1.14 g/l  so2 : 79 mg/l  fso2 : 19 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

Our range of wines is made to reflect the personality and winemaking philoshophy of the Stellenbosch region and of the finlayson family.

in the vineyard : Soil Type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay

about the harvest: 

Mid-February to mid-March 2016

 

 

in the cellar : 

A variety of vinification methods were used in making the merlot.  Open top fermentations with punchdown routines as well as closed fermentations and pumpovers 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.

16 Months Maturation in;

20% 1st Fill New French Oak – Nevers, Allier; Medium Toasted
40% 2nd Fill French Oak – Medium Toasted
40% 3rd Fill French Oak

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