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  • Get out your golf clubs for a round with Ernie Els!
  • Shows more of the Bordeaux varietal mix (than the savoury 2009)
  • Stellenbosch is the heart of quality winemaking in South Africa
 

Tasting Notes
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Colour Purple-Red
Nose A subtle note of toasty-oak is yet to integrate into the potent morello cherry strewn bouquet.
Palate Further complexity of graphite, salami and bacon notes balance an intense floral lift, whilst whiffs of mint and chocolate finally drift slowly through to a supple, layered palate. A lacy, sweet-fruited cassis-cocktail stuns the palate all wrapped up with rich but etched tannins on the finish.
Food Pairing
Cellaring 5-10 Years
Notes Drink now and over the next 8 years. Broader than the emphatic 2009, 2010 shows more of the Bordeaux varietal mix over its savoury Shiraz component.
Variety Red Blends
Body Full Bodied
Oak Type French & American
Vintage 2011
Region Stellenbosch
Country South Africa
Sustainability None
Alcohol 15.1%
Bottle Size 750ml (Bottle)
Closure Cork
Ernie Els
As a leading south african ambassador and one of the most recognizable faces in the world of sport, ernie els has long demonstrated a passion for excellence. His focus, discipline and commitment have led to extraordinary golf success, and these same qualities are evident in ernie els wines. Through his many travels around the globe ernie has been exposed to and appreciated some of the world’s greatest wines and in 1999 decided to pursue this passion for fine wine with the creation of ernie els wines. Ernie befittingly chose stellenbosch, the noble heart of south african wine to base his operation.
Stellenbosch

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