Label Specification

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Second Label
Simonsberg Paarl
Shiraz
2012
14.5 %
A1165

Wine Awards

2004 Mitre’s Edge Shiraz (flagship):
Swiss Air Awards Bronze Seal 2008

2012 Mitre’s Edge Shiraz:
Novare SA Terroir Wine 2015 Awards - Paarl District (Simonsberg-Paarl Ward) – Top Shiraz

Fermentation & Maturation Specifications

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Lola Nicholls
Open vat
Stainless steel basket press
Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tank
Barrel matured in 225 l barrels
12 – 14 months
Actual Alcohol – 14.52 %
Residual Sugar – 1.6 g/l
Volatile acidity – 0.51 g/l
pH – 3.56
Total acidity – 5.8 g/l
F SO2 Rip – 15 mg/l
T SO2 Rip – 108 mg/L

1099 l / 1465 bottles
05th September 2014

General Comments

Mixed spice combined with stewed prunes, cranberries and pomegranate, with a hint of white pepper and liquorice on the finish. A beautiful velvet red colour, with a balanced mouth feel and accessible, soft tannins. A perfect pairing with any local South African game.

Vineyard Information

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18 hectares
Shiraz
2.9 hectares
Richter 110
SH9 and SH99
ME01
2001
Predominantly Oakleaf (Oa4, Oa2 and Oa3)
Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) as prescribed by the Wine and Spirit Board
Bernard Nicholls

Danie Kritzinger - Agrimotion
Bertus de Clerk – de Clerk Lanboudienste

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