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David Finlayson The Pepper Pot 2018

David Finlayson The Pepper Pot 2018
David Finlayson The Pepper Pot 2018
Made from grown grapes in the Stellenbosch and Paarl regions, this wine is created to show the fresh, fruity and spice driven flavours of these Rhone varietals.  The colour is youthful and purple/red.  The nose is one of crushed black pepper.
Technical Analysis
alc 14.43
rs 2.8
pH 3.5
ta 5.7
Wine Information
Winemaker David Finlayson
Variety Shiraz
BlendPercent 49% Syrah, 17% Mourvedre, 16% Carignan, 7% Tannat, 7% Grenache, 4% Cinsaut
FoodSuggest

Pure, clean dark red berry flavours flow onto a smooth palate with sufficient structure to warrant enjoyment with food such as Gourmet Pizza with Carpaccio and rocket salad.

Ageing

The Pepper Pot 2016
-Gold:  Michelangelo Awards
-91 points:  James Suckling.com
-91 points:  Neal Martin August 29, 2018 - Vinous

The Pepper Pot 2015
-88 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar
-Gold:  Gold Wine Awards

The Pepper Pot 2014
-Gold:  Gold Wine Awards

The Pepper Pot 2013
-Platter Guide 2015:  4 Star Platter
-88 points:  eRobert Parker
-88 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

The Pepper Pot 2012
-89 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

The Pepper Pot 2011
-88 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar
-Commended at International Wine Challenge 2012
-Best Value Award 2012

The Pepper Pot 2010
-87 points:  Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar

The Pepper Pot 2007
-88 points:  eRobert Parker

Cellar

Fermented in Stainless Steel Tanks using different techniques on batches.  Soft pressed to allow fruit dominant characteristics.

          

Harvest All grapes were hand picked.
Vineyard


Soil type: Malmesbury Shale on deep red clay

Style
body Medium
style Dry
taste Herbaceous
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Pack
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: The Pepper Pot
R95.00
R95.00 per bottle
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