Ernie Els Wines

Ernie Els has a passion for excellence that shows itself in his exceptional sporting achievements and in his production of premium wine. Together with award-winning winemaker Louis Strydom, Els has consistently delighted wine lovers around the world, scoring 90+ for more than a decade. With vines on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, located in Stellenbosch’s infamous ‘Golden Triangle’, the climate’s hot summers and cool ocean breezes result in rich wines with warm fruit flavors. Ernie Els is equally committed to quality and to giving back – a portion of the proceeds for every bottle sold supports Els for Autism, focused on Autism research.

Ernie Els Wines Big Easy Red 2016

With an aroma of black fruits, spiced cake, licorice and cinnamon, this deep purple wine offers a dense, full-bodied texture and robust spice. The gentle, sweet-fruited finish results in a beautiful, balanced palate.

 

Style
Bold, Complex, Earthy, Full-bodied, Structured
Flavor
Black Fruit, Cinnamon, Floral, Licorice, Spices
Ernie Els Wines Big Easy White 2016

This wine offers a delicate aroma of fresh pineapple, pear and lemon. Lush tropical fruit flavors and a hint of almond and spice lend the body depth and character, leading to a lively, juicy finish.

Style
Crisp, Fruity, Unoaked
Flavor
Pineapple, Pear, Lemon, Almond, Spice
Ernie Els Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

This wine is deep ruby red with an aroma of pencil shavings and a salty, savory complexity on the palate. Notes of graphite and tobacco are balanced by polished tannins and bold fruit.

Style
Complex, Earthy, Medium-Bodied, Structured
Flavor
Fruit, Graphite, Tobacco
Ernie Els Wines Ernie Els Signature 2012

A classic Bordeaux blend, this wine is dark ruby red with an aroma of dark berries and hints of spiced sweet bread. The body is well balanced with great structure and integrated tannins. Flavors of eucalyptus and oak dominate the long finish.

 
Style
Balanced, Earthy, Medium-bodied, Structured
Flavor
Dark Berry, Spiced Sweet Bread, Eucalyptus, Oak
Ernie Els Wines Merlot 2013

This smooth, bright purple wine offers a lush aroma of cherries, plums and raspberries. The full-bodied texture has a rich ripeness and flavors of cassis, currant, plum, vanilla and light floral notes. The silky tannins are highlighted on the long, lingering finish.

 
Style
Balanced, Complex, Full-bodied, Spicy, Structured
Flavor
Cassis, Currant, Plum, Vanilla, Violets
Ernie Els Wines Proprietor’s Blend 2014

A deep crimson color with bright purple highlights, this wine offers an aroma of toasty oak and Morello cherries. The body is supple and layered with flavors of graphite, salami, bacon and floral notes leading to mint and chocolate on the finish.

Style
Complex, Supple, Balanced
Flavor
Oak, Cherry, Graphite, Bacon, Salami, Mint, Chocolate