Neil Ellis Goenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Pale straw like colour with attractive green hues. Bright tropical aromatics, with subtle herbacious undertones. The palate is elegant with delicately detailed sweet tropical fruits and a lively acidity, refined minerality, poised palate, textured and a long flavoursome finish.

Origin: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Food pairings: Fresh seafood and summer salads.

Alc. 13% vol. 

Residual sugar: 1.6g/l

Total acidity: 6.9g/l

pH: 3.4

In the cellar: The juice was cleaned by means of flotation after it was racked and inoculated to ferment at low temperatures. The wine was left on the lees for 3 months before blending and bottling.

Allergy information: Containts Sulfite

Producer: 

Neil Ellis

R310 Helshoogte Road,

Stellenbosch,

7599, South Africa

10,20 €

13,60 € / L
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Neil Elis Groenekloof Syrah 2017

A medium bodied Shiraz with a vibrant colour. The nose has bright dark fruit with contributing spicy perfumed aromas. Savoury notes linger in the background while the palette is fresh with chalky, fine, elegant tannins.

Origin: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: 100% Shiraz

Food pairings: Pork belly and braised chicken.

Alc. 14% vol. 

Residual sugar: 2.6g/l

Total acidity: 5.8g/l

pH: 3.45

In the cellar: Harvest commenced on the 21st of February and carried through to the 1st of March. Handpicked, crushed and fermented on skins in open top fermenters allowing punch downs and gentle pump-overs to extract colour, flavour and tannin. Malolactic fermentation in French oak puncheons.

Aged for 16 months in 5% new and the balance in older French puncheons of 500ℓ capacity.

Allergy information: Containts Sulfite

Producer: 

Neil Ellis

R310 Helshoogte Road,

Stellenbosch,

7599, South Africa

10,49 €

13,99 € / L
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Neil Elis Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Intense dark colour. The nose shows restraint, with aromas of complex black berry and cedary notes. The palate is tight and fresh followed by fine, dense tannins. This is a wine which is built to last and for early drinking would benefit with decanting.

Origin: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon

Food pairings: Stews, Steak, Lamb, Casseroles, Roasts, Venison.

Alc. 14% vol. 

Residual sugar: 1.4g/l

Total acidity: 5.4g/l

pH: 3.6

In the cellar: Fermentation is initiated in stainless steel tanks. The de-stemmed grapes underwent a series of pump overs until dry. Further maceration is allowed before drawing off and light pressing. Malolactic fermentation was completed in new French oak barrels. This wine spent 18 months in 25% new French oak barrels and the balance is 2nd , 3rd and 4th fill.

Bottled in December 2017.

Allergy information: Containts Sulfite

Producer: 

Neil Ellis

R310 Helshoogte Road,

Stellenbosch,

7599, South Africa

13,49 €

17,99 € / L
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Neil Ellis Whitehall Chardonnay 2018

Straw like colour with greenish hues. Attractive aromas of lemon zest, pear and white flower notes. Tightly structured palate with mouth watering acidity, balanced by subtle oak. Restrained mineral edge, with balanced richness, elegance and length.

Origin: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: 100% Chardonnay

Food pairings: Shellfish, Butternut Soup, Salmon, Asparagus.

Alc. 13% vol. 

Residual sugar: 3.0g/l

Total acidity: 3.19g/l

pH: 3.19

In the cellar: The grapes were whole bunch pressed on a Champagne Pressing cycle and using only the cuvee. 100% barrel fermented, using 30% new 228 litre fine-grained oak barrels and the rest in 2nd and 3rd fill oak barrels. 20% went through malolactic fermentation. The wine spent 9 months in French oak barrels. (228 lit).

Allergy information: Containts Sulfite

Producer: 

Neil Ellis

R310 Helshoogte Road,

Stellenbosch,

7599, South Africa

18,49 €

24,65 € / L
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Neil Elis Bottelary Pinotage 2016

Deep dark colour reflective of the vintage. This multi-faceted wine shows dark plum, cherry and blackberry fruit touched by elegant floral notes. The pallet is fresh with chalky fine grained tannins.

Origin: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: 100% Pinotage

Food pairings: Bobotie, Pepper Steak, Venison, Oxtail, Osso Buco, Boerewors, Lamb.

Alc. 13.5% vol. 

Residual sugar: 2.3g/l

Total acidity: 5.2g/l

pH: 3.53

In the cellar: Fermentation initiated in stainless steel tanks. The crushed grapes underwent a series of pump overs and punching after which the wine was racked off to barrel to complete alcoholic fermentation. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels. This wine spent 16 months in 500L puncheons 40% new French oak, the balance in 2nd fill and older.

Bottled in September 2016.

Allergy information: Containts Sulfite

Producer: 

Neil Ellis

R310 Helshoogte Road,

Stellenbosch,

7599, South Africa

24,90 €

17,99 € / L
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Neil Elis Jonkershoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

In an effort to identify the best possible site for Cabernet Sauvignon, this signature Cabernet Sauvignon is a top-performing wine in Stellenbosch. Its distinctive style, with all the hallmarks of the Jonkershoek Valley, represents a balance of elegance and power. The nose shows restraint with deep underlying aromas of complex blue and black berry perfumes with a fresh palate followed by fine, smooth tannins.

Origin: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Food pairings: Bobotie, Pepper Steak, Venison, Oxtail, Osso Buco, Boerewors, Lamb.

Alc. 14.5% vol. 

Residual sugar: 2.3g/l

Total acidity: 5.8g/l

pH: 3.56

In the cellar: Fermentation is initiated in stainless steel tanks. The crushed grapes underwent a series of pump overs until dry. Further maceration is allowed before drawing off and light pressing. Malolactic fermentation was completed in new French oak barrels. This wine spent 18 months in 100% new French oak barrels.

Awards: 

2019 Veritas Awards - Double Gold

2016 Tim Atkin’s South Africa Special Report - 93 points

Veritas - Double Gold

2017 Platter's Wine Guide - 4½ stars

2017 Veritas Double Gold

Allergy information: Containts Sulfite

Producer: 

Neil Ellis

R310 Helshoogte Road,

Stellenbosch,

7599, South Africa

25,90 €

34,53 € / L
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Neil Elis Webb Ellis 2012

Deep bright red colour with a dark core. The aromatics reveal red and black fruits with liquorice and Cedar notes. The palate is tight, fresh, and elegant. The Structure and texture weave into a tightly focussed, multi-dimensional continuum. Fine yet dense tannins conspire with bright acidity.

Origin: Stellenbosch

Grape Varietal: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Petit Verdot & 20% Syrah

Food pairings: Bobotie, Pepper Steak, Venison, Oxtail, Osso Buco, Boerewors, Lamb.

Alc. 14.0% vol. 

Residual sugar: 1.9g/l

Total acidity: 6.2g/l

pH: 3.59

In the cellar: ermentation initiated in stainless steel fermenters and underwent a series of pump overs until dry. Further maceration followed before drawing off, light pressing and racking to barrel.

This wine spent 20 months in French oak barrels: 80% 1st fill, the balance in 2nd and 3rd fill barrels.

 

Allergy information: Containts Sulfite

Producer: 

Neil Ellis

R310 Helshoogte Road,

Stellenbosch,

7599, South Africa

64,40 €

34,53 € / L
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