Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Bordeaux Blend | Stellenbosch,  South Africa
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most abundant varietal at Ernie Els Winery. With five distinctive clones planted on the property, they’re able to show a bold wine displaying the profile and characteristics which make the Helderberg truly magnificent. Hints of dried herbs and beef add complexity and lure to the finely textured, fruit coated tannins.

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Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Details

  • Style

    Complex, Fruit Forward, Rich

  • Varietal

    Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Flavor

    Anise, Black Currant, Plum

  • Aroma

    Notes of cassis, mint, baked plums and licorice unfold on the nose, leading to a richly-fruited palate.

  • Pairings

    BBQ, Beef, Game, Lamb, Pork

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Cabernet Sauvignon is the most abundant varietal at Ernie Els Winery. With five distinctive clones planted on the property, they’re able to show a bold wine displaying the profile and characteristics which make the Helderberg truly magnificent. Hints of dried herbs and beef add complexity and lure to the finely textured, fruit coated tannins.

Wine Facts

BOTTLE SIZE

750 ml

ALCOHOL %

14.5%

WINEMAKER

Louis Strydom

AGING

Aged for 17 months in 300 litre French Oak barrels, 20% new.

FERMENTATION

Fermentation took place in 7-ton, open-top stainless steel tanks. The wines were pumped-over and punched-down manually 3-5 times per day ensuring maximum color extraction from the skins. Maceration period was 10-16 days before pressing.

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