Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2014
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Warren Ellis
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.6
RS : 2.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Appellation : Elgin
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full


Accolades
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Bronze (2016)
Veritas - Silver (2016)
John Platter - 3½ stars (2017)
Tasting Notes

Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.

Blend Information
54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Shiraz, 7% Merlot
In The Vineyard

A multi-vineyard blend.

In The Cellar

Fermentation initiated in stainless tanks and underwent a series of pump-overs until dry. Further maceration allowed before drawing off and light pressing. This wine spent 12 months in a combination of second, third and fourth fill French oak barrels.

Bottled in July 2015.

Additional Information

The Aenigma range of wines is versatile lifestyle wines for all occasions that aim to deliver quality, value and consistency.


Other Vintages
Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2014 Warren Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon
Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2013 Warren Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon
Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2011 Warren Ellis Shiraz

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