Ernie Els Wines Big Easy Red

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
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Western Cape
Grapes
Shiraz,
Cabernet Sauvignon,
Cinsault,
Grenache,
Viognier,
Mourvédre
Alcohol Percentage
14.00%
Fermentation
Fermentation took place in 7-ton, open-top stainless steel tanks. The wines pumped-over and punched-down manually 5 times per day. The maceration period was 10-16 days before pressing.
Aging
Each variety is matured separately. Aged for 14 months – 80% in 300 litre French Oak barrels and 20% in 300 litre American Oak barrels.
Acid
5.90 g/l