Neil Ellis Terrain Specific Range (archived)
Neil Ellis Piekenierskloof Grenache 2012

Medium intensity of colour with attractive brightness. The bouquet is a lively amalgam of Grenache perfumes and spice with gentle cedary notes. Elegently defined palate with a fine balance between weight and strength. Soft tannins with some savoury grip to finish.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Amica 2013
Pale straw colour with vibrant green hues. A fusion of jasmine and herbs with lemon and citrus notes. The palate is creamy yet finishes with a balanced citrus twist. Subtle oaking and fermentation with native yeast bring an appealing savouriness to this wine.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Amica 2014

Pale straw colour with vibrant green hues. A fusion of jasmine and herbs with lemon and citrus notes. The palate is creamy yet finishes with a balanced citrus twist. Subtle oaking and fermentation with native yeast bring an appealing savouriness to this wine.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.16  pH: 3.08  TA: 6.36  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.63  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2010
Deep in colour, this wine shows wonderful overlapping of aromas and flavours. A rich, ripe and generous soft mid palate with a juicy impression is supported by layered complexity.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2011
Deep in colour, this wine shows wonderful overlapping of aromas and flavours. A rich, ripe and generous soft mid palate with a juicy impression is supported by layered complexity.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.86  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.24  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Syrah 2010
Deep red purple. Aromas of spice, white and black pepper. Blackberry fruit and hints of violets. Concentrated palate with complex array of juicy blackberry fruit, underlying spice and very fine tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2009
Vibrant crimson colour. Perfumed and spicy with rich plummy fruit. A medium bodied palate with good weight. Fine grained fruit tannins complement a rich concentrated palate.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2011
This wine is pale to a medium straw with vibrant green hues. It shows ripe fruit, apple and ripe lemon the nose and palate with good intensity yet refined flavours.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.3  TA: 6.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi-faceted wine that needs time to mature.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.66  TA: 6.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi-faceted wine that needs time to mature.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. 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: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Aenigma 2008 -  SOLD OUT
Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with an elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2010
Deep red colour, dark plum and cherry fruit with subtle hints of tobacco. The wine has balanced ripe tannins giving it a soft elegant taste.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Aenigma 2009
Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with an elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.54  TA: 5.7  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2012 -  SOLD OUT
Deep red crimson colour. This multi-faceted wine shows dark plum, cherry and blackberry fruit touched by notes of dark chocolate and soft elegant floral notes. Soft, almost feminine elegance with subtle well rounded tannins and excellent oak integration.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.1  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2014 -  SOLD OUT

Vibrant colour with youthful hues. Bright aromatics, perfumed sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Textured palate with red cherry notes gives way to fine grained tannins neatly framed with attractive cedar-like undertones. A medium bodied wine with deceptive power.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
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: 2.5  pH: 5.76  TA: 3.65  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2010
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: 3.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2011
Attractive green tints. Tight lemony/lime aromas with green apple and a touch of vanilla. Tightly focused palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.0  pH: 3.4  TA: 6.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2011
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: 2.5  pH: 3.3  TA: 6.85  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2010
Vibrant crimson colour. Perfumed and spicy with rich plummy fruit. A medium bodied palate with good weight. Fine grained fruit tannins complement a rich concentrated palate.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.43  TA: 5.85  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2011

Vibrant crimson colour. Perfumed and spicy with rich plummy fruit. A medium bodied palate with good weight. Fine grained fruit tannins complement a rich concentrated palate.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.4  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cinsaut Noir 2012

Deep crimson in colour. This wine portrays a complex mix of fruit most notably red-fruits and although defiant of its youth also expresses spicy notes. Further interest beckons via notes of black tea and subtle oak. The palate is bright and youthful with black cherry and engaging fruit-tart flavours. Fine grained tannins add to the serious structure.


Alc: 15.0  RS: 2.72  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.47  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Merlot 1998

Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.4  pH: 3.4  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc Chenin Blanc 1999

Alc: 13.0  RS: 4.3  pH: 3.43  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.37  TA: 7.67  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2008

Alc: 13.41  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.60  TA: 6.4  VA: 0.49  SO2: 85  FSO2: 44
Neil Ellis Shiraz 2007

Alc: 14.2  RS: 3.1  pH: 3.49  TA: 6.1  VA: 0.52  SO2: 103  FSO2: 42
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2007

Alc: 14.56  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.9  VA: 0.53  SO2: 89  FSO2: 41
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Alc: 14.38  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.76  TA: 5.9  VA: 0.59  SO2: 98  FSO2: 33
Neil Ellis Elgin Aenigma 2007
Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with an elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Alc: 13.34  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.54  TA: 6.4  VA: 0.58  SO2: 118  FSO2: 36
Neil Ellis Inglewood Chardonnay 2009

Alc: 13.24  RS: 3.7  pH: 3.32  TA: 6.5  VA: 0.34  SO2: 122  FSO2: 32
Neil Ellis Inglewood Shiraz 2007

Alc: 13.58  RS: 3.3  pH: 3.41  TA: 6.1  VA: 0.46  SO2: 17  FSO2: 32
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Alc: 13.63  RS: 4.0  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.1  VA: 0.41  SO2: 70  FSO2: 22
Neil Ellis Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Alc: 13.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.3  TA: 7.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2007

Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2009
Attractive green tints. Tight lemony/lime aromas with green apple and a touch of vanilla. Tight focused palate with citrussy fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.59  pH: 3.46  TA: 6.98  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Shiraz 2008

Alc: 14.38  RS: 1.3  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.2  VA: 0.40  SO2: 87  FSO2: 29
Neil Ellis Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc 2010

Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.37  TA: 7.67  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Sauvigon 2009

Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.7  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2010
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: 3  pH: 3.38  TA: 7.4  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. A rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi faceted wine that needs time to mature.

Alc: 14  RS: 1.54  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.91  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2008
Vibrant colour with youthfull purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.

Alc: 14  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.95  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2009
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: 3  pH: 3.37  TA: 7.67  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Shiraz 2009
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: 2.84  pH: 3.54  TA: 5.29  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Deep red, purple in colour, the wine has high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. A rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi faceted wine that needs time to mature.
Alc: 14  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Deep red, purple in colour, the wine has high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. A rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi faceted wine that needs time to mature.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2008 -  SOLD OUT
Vibrant crimson colour. Perfumed, spicy and plummy Grenache with secondary notes of savoury sauces add complexity to aromas unencumbered by any apparent oak. A medium bodied palate with good weight for Grenache. Berried fruits and some tarriness. Fine grained tannins compliment a rich concentrated palate.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2008
Deep red colour, dark plum and cherry fruit with subtle hints of tobacco. The wine has balanced ripe tannins giving it a soft elegant taste.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.69  pH: 3.61  TA: 5.4  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2009
Pale to medium straw with vibrant green hues. Good intensity, ripe fruit, apple and ripe lemon, rich but refined flavours.
Alc: 14  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.46  TA: 6.18  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Syrah 2006
Deep red, purple. Aromas of spice, white and black pepper. Blackberry fruit and hints of violets.Concentrated palate with complex array of juicy blackberry fruit, underlying spice and very fine tannins. Distinctive expression of its origin.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 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: 14.56  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2010
Attractive green tints. Tight lemony/lime aromas with green apple and a touch of vanilla. Tightly focused palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.35  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.85  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Syrah 2007
Deep red purple. Aromas of spice, white and black pepper. Blackberry fruit and hints of violets. Concentrated palate with complex array of juicy blackberry fruit, underlying spice and very fine tannins.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.79  TA: 5.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2009
Deep red colour, dark plum and cherry fruit with subtle hints of tobacco. The wine has balanced ripe tannins giving it a soft elegant taste.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.53  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Auction Reserve 2005

Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.1  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Shiraz 2011

Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc 2011 - International

Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.3  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Sauvigon 2011 - International

Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

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