Ernie Els Big Easy White 2017

Ernie Els Big Easy White 2017

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Varietal
Chenin Blanc
Region
South Africa
Alcohol %
13.5

Overview

The Big Easy White wine is Ernie Els' vision to produce excellence, reflecting their respective commitment to quality. The Big Easy White 2016 offers an amazing array of tropical fruits, showing the complexity the Cape has to offer. The tropical palate is richly textured with hints of wild herbs and Indian spice, adding complexity and good depth. This wine is medium-bodied and unhindered by oak giving a lively fruit structure and soft, easy finish.

Aging

This wine is crafted in a fresh style without any wood component.

Fermentation

Fermentation took place at low temperatures in stainless steel tanks with a combination of yeasts for two weeks. Post fermentation lees contact was maintained for two months with weekly stirring before racking and stabilization prior to bottling.

Winemaker

Louis Strydom

Tasting Notes

Style

Lively, Medium Bodied, Structured, Tropical

Flavor

Citrus, Floral, Peach

Aroma

Loaded with ripe mandarin and lime on the nose, leading to notes of early spring jasmine and peaches.