Our Wines
Neil Ellis Aenigma White 2014
Delicate floral notes, opening with juicy melon, white peach, green plum touches. Lush and lively fruit flavours, linger through the clean dry finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2014

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.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2015

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: 14.0  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Amica 2016
Winemaking rules were broken to create a sophisticated style of South African Sauvignon Blanc. Made through wild fermentation and oaking in old French oak. Initial scents of white florals and fresh herbs, are supported by those of sweet stone fruits and honeysuckle, and completed by a flinty minerality. Juicy with mouth watering notes of nectarine, lime and lemongrass. A round and creamy mouthfeel complimented by gentle minerality whilst the nervy acidity contributes to a youthful and vibrant finish. The 2016 Amica is a complex and textured expression of Sauvignon Blanc.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.23  TA: 5.70  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Pinotage 2014

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Whitehall Chardonnay 2016

Light golden green with very youthful lime and melon aromatics. Tightly structured palate with mouth watering acidity, balanced by subtle oak. Restrained mineral edge, with balanced richness, elegance and length.


Alc: 12.5  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.18  TA: 6.2  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Grenache Cinsaut 2013

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.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Piekenierskloof Grenache 2013

Bright ruby colour. Vibrant red fruit with spicy peppery aromas which flows on to the palate. The palate has a lovely freshness, great length and fine grippy tannins. The wine is ever evolving in the glass.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.51  TA: 5.31  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Cinsaut 2014

Medium intensity of colour with a bright crimson hue. The wine portrays a complex mix of red fruits, spicy notes and perfumy characters. Further interest beckons via subtle oaking. The palate is bright and youthful with cherry and fruit tart flavours. Fine grainy tannins add to the structure of the wine.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.4  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2012

The wine has an attractive purple red colour with red and black berry aromatics, wild berries and cassis. Generous with soft texture and fine grained tannins. Flavours of black berry and dark cherry with hints of spice and Christmas cake.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Deep, dark garnet colour and a bright ruby edge with aroma’s of black current, black berry, plum and fresh herbs. Purity of fruit including cherry, plum, spicy peppery note’s supported by firm tannins. This wine is youthful with a long dry finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.58  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

This is the signature Cabernet Sauvignon of Neil Ellis. It is a distinctive style with all the hallmarks of the Jonkershoek Valley and known for its distinctive balance of elegance and fruit power. Medium intense ruby red colour. Restraint aroma but deep, complex perfumes of blue and black small berry fruit. Cedary aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The palate is smooth and plush followed by fine, but dense tannins. A ripe, soft tannin vintage with savoury expression.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.57  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Insignium 2006

Deep in colour, this youthful elemented wine shows wonderful overlapping of aromas and flavours. The regional character of the Jonkershoek Valley is finely poised. The perfumed violet/mocha aromas, good concentration, savoury flavours and classically structured palate are in superb balance. Beautifully defined with its meaty nuances and fine – grained tannins will allow for continued evolving in the cellar over time.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood 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: 13.0  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Chardonnay 2015
Attractive green tints. Tight lemon and lime aromas with green apple. This wine has a focussed palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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: 2.31  pH: 3.32  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Chardonnay 2016

Attractive green tints. Tight lemon and lime aromas with green apple. A focused palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.


Alc: 13.63  RS: 3.2  pH: 3.31  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Shiraz 2014

Medium intensity colour with plum red and crimson hues. Lifted aromas of dark ripe fruit, pepper and spice are complemented by plummy notes. Well balanced oak supports flavours of cherry, plums and fruit cake with sweet mid palate finish.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Shiraz 2014
Medium intense colour with plum red and crimson hues. Lifted aromas of dark ripe fruit, pepper and spice are complimented by plummy notes. Well balanced oak supports flavours of cherry, plums and fruit cake with sweet mid palate on the finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Medium red, purple in colour. Intense youthful plum and mint aromas with a touch of oak. Well structured palate with pleasing fruit aromas and a soft finish.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis The Left Bank 2014

Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Webb Ellis 2011

Deep and generous red colour with a dark core. The aromatics reveal red and black fruits with fresh liquorice and black olive notes. The palate is seamless, sophisticated and stylish. Structure and texture weave into a tightly focussed, multi-dimensional continuum. Fine and persistent shaley tannins conspire with bright acidity.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Op sy Moer 2016

Youthful straw colour with a slight green tinge. Complex nose of lemon zest, pineapple and some rooibos tea scents. Fresh, vibrant palate, with good texture and a long finish. This is a wine that will keep changing in the glass. 


Alc: 12.2%  RS: 2  pH: 3.2  TA: 4.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

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