Neil Ellis Regional Range (archived)
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Pale straw with green hues. Bright aromatics, of fresh late summer fruits, lifted florals with subtle herbaceous overtones. Delicately detailed. The palate is elegantly concentrated with sweet tropical fruits and lively balanced acidity. Mineral notes, refined, poised palate line. Fine texture and long flavoursome finish.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.19  TA: 6.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.35  TA: 6.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2014

Pale straw with vibrant green hues. Attractive nectarine and white peach notes dominate the nose. Yeast and fine oak add layers and character. The palate is flavoursome and creamy with notes of secondary barrel fermentation. Subtle use of oak provides structure and complexity of flavour.


Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.27  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.4  TA: 7.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2015

Youthful pale lemon straw colour. Bright nose of ripe apple, peach with biscuit notes. Wonderful concentration of stone fruits with citrus like acidity and good phenolic tension. Trademark elegance and restraint with an extra dimension of creaminess through the finish.


Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.31  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2013
Pale straw colour with attractive green tints. Citrus notes and layers of fresh white peach supported by spicy oak. This medium-bodied Chardonnay shows melon and grapefruit elements with good texture and excellent mouthfeel whilst the subtle spicy oak supports subtlety. Subtle citrus-like acidity ensures a refreshing length on the finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.3  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.4  TA: 6.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2012
Pale straw colour with attractive green tints. Citrus notes and layers of fresh white peach supported by spicy oak. This medium-bodied Chardonnay shows melon and grapefruit elements with good texture and excellent mouthfeel whilst the subtle spicy oak supports subtlety. Subtle citrus-like acidity ensures a refreshing length on the finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.3  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2012
Tim Atkin MW Lovely, aromatic, red-fruits nose. Subtle, refreshing and complex graphite-like mineral palate. Well balanced, with low-key winemaking. Meaty and complex.
Guy Harcourt-Wood Rich, spicy, dark fruit palate. Complex, chalky tannins with balancing acidity. Warm, lingering finish.
Greg Sherwood MW Dusty, chalky, graphite and woodsmoke notes. Minty, leafy sweet black plum and cherry spice. Textural and round, carries the alcohol well. Fragrant, sweet and complex. Palate complexity grows and grows.

Alc: 14.5  RS:  pH:  TA:  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2013

Fresh aromatics of red berries, followed by pure fruit notes including raspberry and blueberry. Long layered palate, with fine tannins and notes of clove and black pepper.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2014

Medium bodied, cool climate Shiraz, in which balance is more important than power. The wine is fresh and vibrant showing red fruit and perfume aromas and some dried herb notes. The palate shows bright fruit with hints of white pepper, spice with a good structure and grippy tannins to finish. Restraint use of oak.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.57  TA: 5.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Shiraz 2010
Red purple colour. Pure blackberry fruit with underlying white pepper, liquorice aromas and hints of violets. Elegant but concentrated palate with underlying cedar spice and a finely balanced tannin structure.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Pinotage 2009
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.

Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Pinotage 2013
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.

Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2011
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.
Alc: 14.3  RS: 3.2  pH: 3.63  TA: 6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2012
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2013

Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed attractive palate with cedar undertones.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has tones of blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.57  TA: 5.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has tones of blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has tones of blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Deep, dark garnet colour and a bright ruby edge with aromas of current, blackberry and plum. Compelling flavours of cherry and plum with black pepper spice. Full bodied wine that finishes with soft tannins and a hint of peppery cassis. Overall the wine is youthful, mouth filling and bright.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.7  TA: 6.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

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