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Fermentation & Maturation Specifications

Wine Awards

2012 Mitre’s Edge Sholto:
Novare SA Terroir Wine 2015 Awards – National Winner and Paarl District (Simonsberg- Paarl Ward) – Top Red Blend
Flagship
Simonsberg Paarl
Bordeaux Style Blend
2016
14.00 %
A1165
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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 – 14.25 %
Residual Sugar – 1.4 g/l
Volatile acidity – 0.59 g/l
pH – 3.55
Total acidity – 5.5 g/l
F SO2 Rip – 12 mg/l
T SO2 Rip – 79 mg/L

36% Cabernet Sauvignon
24% Merlot
24% Cabernet Franc
16% Petit Verdot

2550 l / 3400 bottles
11 October 2018

General Comments

Deep rich garnet colour with delicate Christmas cake notes on the nose followed through with soft black fruits and well-balanced tannins on the palate. Pairs well with venison stews, pepper fillet steaks or chateaubriand

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18 hectares
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot
MEO3, ME02, ME04, ME09, ME07
2002-2003
Predominantly Clovelly, with small areas of Oakleaf (Cv1, Oa1 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 Landboudienste

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Mitre's Edge Winery & Vineyard, R44 Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa