Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2014
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Warren Ellis
Main Variety : Chardonnay
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.27
RS : 2.1 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Appellation : Elgin
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry


Tasting Notes

Pale straw with vibrant green hues. Attractive nectarine and white peach notes dominate the nose. Yeast and fine oak add layers and character. The palate is flavoursome and creamy with notes of secondary barrel fermentation. Subtle use of oak provides structure and complexity of flavour.

Blend Information
100% Chardonnay
In The Vineyard

Elgin is one of the Cape’s coolest wine growing areas with favourable climatic, soil and topographic conditions.

These vineyards are positioned on south-facing slopes of which the soil is mainly white mineral sandstone and quartz on a clay sub-base. The vines are trellised and have access to supplementary irrigation.

In The Cellar

This wine was fermented and matured on the lees for 6 months in French oak puncheons. Wild yeast fermentation and partial malolactic fermentation add complexity and mouth feel to this wine.

Bottled in October 2014.


Other Vintages
Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2016 Warren Ellis Chardonnay
Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2015 Warren Ellis Chardonnay
Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2014 Warren Ellis Chardonnay

Buy Our Wine
Tel: +27.218870649   Fax: +27.218870647   Email: info@neilellis.com  
P.O. Box 917 R310 Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch, 7599, South Africa