Neil Ellis The Left Bank 2013
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Warren Ellis
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.7
RS : 3.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.5 g/l
Appellation : Western Cape
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fruity


Blend Information
Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Cinsaut
In The Vineyard
Sourced from a multi-vineyard blend in the Western Cape region. The soils are mostly clay loam to granite and shale.
About The Harvest
Harvest commenced on 21 March and completed on 4 April according to variety and region.
In The Cellar
Fermentation initiated in stainless tanks and underwent a series of pump-overs until dry. Further maceration before drawing off and light pressing.
The wine spent 14 months in French oak barrels of which 10% was new. Balance in 2nd, 3rd & 4th fill barrels.

Bottled in July 2014.
Additional Information
More than simply a wine, the Left Bank honours a particular lifestyle.

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