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Baron Edmond

2018
Location: Wine of Origin Stellenbosch
R685.00
An Overview

Aromas of blackberries and blueberries with a note of fresh coriander. Layers of complexity unfolds on the palate with silky tannins. Exceptional balance, beautifully structured with hints of chocolate.

Tasting Notes

Delicate aromas of blackberry, blackcurrants, cedar wood and forest floor. Classically structured mouthfeel with a supple texture, complex layers and a focused linearity on the finish. A delicious partner with beef sirloin, parsnip puree, potato fondant and grape pomace jus.

In the Cellar

Fermented in stainless steel tanks. Skin contact for 16 to 25 days resulted in excellent colour, concentration, aroma and flavour compounds.

harvesting

The grapes were hand-picked from beginning February to end March 2017 with an average yield of 8 tons per hectare.

In the Vineyard

Cultivar: Merlot 70%
Cabernet Franc 13%
Cabernet Sauvignon 12%
Malbec 5%
Appellation: Wine of Origin Stellenbosch
Age of Vines: 15 to 27 years
Irrigation: Drip irrigation

Maturation

Matured for 18 months in 225 litre new French oak barrels. The wine has an ageing potential of at least 15 years from vintage.

Analysis

Alcohol: 14% vol
Total Acidity: 5.6 g/l
pH: 3.56
Residual Sugar: 2.4 g/l

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