Neil Ellis Rodanos 2010
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Warren Ellis
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.45
RS : 2.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.8 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Soft


Tasting Notes
Deep in colour, this wine shows wonderful overlapping of aromas and flavours. A rich, ripe and generous soft mid palate with a juicy impression is supported by layered complexity.
Blend Information
80% Shiraz, 20% Grenache
In The Vineyard

Exquisite parcels from Jonkershoek Valley and Piekenierskloof were identified for this blend. Exceptional sites and careful selection contribute to this wine.

The vineyards
Exquisite parcels of Jonkershoek Valley Syrah and Piekenierskloof Grenache were identified for this blend.

About The Harvest
Harvest commenced on 5 March. Grapes were harvested between 5 and 6.5 tons/ha.
In The Cellar
Fermentation initiated in stainless steel tanks and underwent a series of punch downs and pump-overs until dry. Further maceration allowed before drawing off and light pressing. This wine spent 18 months in 500 litre French oak barrels of which 33% was new.

Bottled in January 2012.

Other Vintages
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2012 Warren Ellis Shiraz
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2011 Warren Ellis Shiraz
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2010 Warren Ellis Shiraz

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