Item No. 0030406003518

Ernie Els Big Easy Red 2018

Ernie Els Big Easy Red 2018

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Varietal
Syrah/Shiraz
Alcohol
14.5%

Overview

Big Easy Red

Aging

Aged for 14 mos. in matured oak barrels; 80% in French Oak and 20% in American Oak.

Fermentation

Whole berries are fermented in open top tanks and barrels with intermittent pump-overs and punch-downs to ensure a balance of color, flavor, and tannin extraction. Maceration to follow if needed.

Tasting Notes

Style

Juicy, Silky, Spicy, Structured

Aroma

Aromas of bay leaf and hints of vanilla

Taste

This vintage displays a dark, brooding nose with damp forest and meaty notes lifted by crunchy red and black fruits, plus, a charming savory spice overlay. Vibrant and alight with a youthful energy. The bright palate ends with a juicy, sweet-fruited flourish.