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Fermentation & Maturation Specifications

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Simonsberg Paarl
Cabernet Franc
2012
14.00 %
A1165

Wine Awards

2012 Mitre’s Edge Cabernet Franc:
Winemaker’s Choice Diamond Award 2014
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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 – 13.94 %
Residual Sugar – 1.4 g/l
Volatile acidity – 0.56 g/l
pH – 3.72
Total acidity – 5.9 g/l
F SO2 Rip – 26 mg/l
T SO2 Rip – 103 mg/l

234 l / 312 bottles
03rd July 2014

General Comments

This wine will pair with a diverse range of dishes such as beef dishes, pan fried lamb chops and mince dishes.

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18 hectares
Cabernet Franc
1.5 hectares
Richter 110
CF623B
ME04
2003
Predominantly Clovelly, with small areas of Constantia (Cv1, Cv2 and Ct1)
Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) as prescribed by the Wine and Spirit Board
Bernard Nicholls
Danie Kritzinger – Agrimotion
Bertus de Clerk – de Clerk Landboudienste

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