Label Specification

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Simonsberg Paarl

Cabernet Sauvignon 41%
Shiraz 9%
Malbec 9%
Cabernet Franc 41%

Non Vintage
14.5 %

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 – 14.87 %
Residual Sugar – 2.1 g/l
Volatile acidity – 0.65 g/l
pH – 3.60
Total acidity – 5.8 g/l
F SO2 Rip – 18 mg/l
T SO2 Rip – 70 mg/L

2400 l / 3200 bottles
30th April 2016

General Comments

Rose petal candy floss pink in colour. It has a crisp, fresh nose of yellow plums and fresh strawberries with hints of candy floss leading into musk, red peppercorns and stewed cinnamon prunes on the palate.

Vineyard Information

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General Manager:
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Vineyard Manager:
18 hectares
Cab. Sauvignon, Shiraz, Malbec & Cabernet Franc
All Richter 110, except for Malbec - Paulsen
ME03, ME01, ME09 & ME04
2002, 2001, 2003 & 2003
Predominantly Oakleaf (Oa4, Oa2 and Oa3)
Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) as prescribed by the Wine and Spirit Board
Bernard Nicholls
Paul Wallace – Vinewise - 1999 to 2006 (Development)
Francois Roux – A C I – 2007 - 2010 (Operation)

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