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.


variety : Grenache | 80% Grenache, 20% Cinsaut
winery : Neil Ellis Wines
winemaker : Warren Ellis
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Veritas - Gold

in the vineyard : 

The grapes for this blend were sourced from vineyards from the Swartland region. The vineyard soils range from decomposed granite to sandstone.

about the harvest: 

Harvest commenced on 7 March and completed on 27 March 2013.

in the cellar : 

Fermentation initiated in stainless steel tanks and underwent a series of pump overs and pump downs.

The wine matured in a combination of 2nd & 3rd fill French oak barrels.

Bottled: October 2014

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