Neil Ellis Grenache Cinsaut 2013
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Warren Ellis
Main Variety : Grenache
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.5
RS : 2.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.5 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry


Accolades

Veritas - Gold

Tasting Notes

Red, purple colour. Pure blackberry fruit with underlying white pepper and liquorice aromas and hints of violets. Elegant but concentrated palate with fruit, underlying cedar spice and finely balanced tannin characters.

Blend Information
80% Grenache, 20% Cinsaut
In The Vineyard

The grapes for this blend were sourced from vineyards from the Swartland region. The vineyard soils range from decomposed granite to sandstone.

About The Harvest

Harvest commenced on 7 March and completed on 27 March 2013.

In The Cellar

Fermentation initiated in stainless steel tanks and underwent a series of pump overs and pump downs.

The wine matured in a combination of 2nd & 3rd fill French oak barrels.

Bottled: October 2014


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