Ernie Els Wines Cabernet Sauvignon

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
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Stellenbosch
Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol Percentage
14.50%
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.
Aging
Aged for 17 months in 300 litre French Oak barrels, 20% new.
Acid
6.20 g/l