Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2014

Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Shiraz, 7% Merlot
winery : Neil Ellis Wines
winemaker : Warren Ellis
wine of origin : Elgin
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Bronze (2016)
Veritas - Silver (2016)
John Platter - 3½ stars (2017)

The Aenigma range of wines is versatile lifestyle wines for all occasions that aim to deliver quality, value and consistency.

in the vineyard : 

A multi-vineyard blend.

in the cellar : 

Fermentation initiated in stainless tanks and underwent a series of pump-overs until dry. Further maceration allowed before drawing off and light pressing. This wine spent 12 months in a combination of second, third and fourth fill French oak barrels.

Bottled in July 2015.

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