Our Wine (archived) - Shiraz
Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2011
Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.66  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2012
Tim Atkin MW Lovely, aromatic, red-fruits nose. Subtle, refreshing and complex graphite-like mineral palate. Well balanced, with low-key winemaking. Meaty and complex.
Guy Harcourt-Wood Rich, spicy, dark fruit palate. Complex, chalky tannins with balancing acidity. Warm, lingering finish.
Greg Sherwood MW Dusty, chalky, graphite and woodsmoke notes. Minty, leafy sweet black plum and cherry spice. Textural and round, carries the alcohol well. Fragrant, sweet and complex. Palate complexity grows and grows.

Alc: 14.5  RS:  pH:  TA:  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2013

Fresh aromatics of red berries, followed by pure fruit notes including raspberry and blueberry. Long layered palate, with fine tannins and notes of clove and black pepper.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2014

Medium bodied, cool climate Shiraz, in which balance is more important than power. The wine is fresh and vibrant showing red fruit and perfume aromas and some dried herb notes. The palate shows bright fruit with hints of white pepper, spice with a good structure and grippy tannins to finish. Restraint use of oak.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.57  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Shiraz 2010
Red purple colour. Pure blackberry fruit with underlying white pepper, liquorice aromas and hints of violets. Elegant but concentrated palate with underlying cedar spice and a finely balanced tannin structure.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2010
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.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2011
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.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.86  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.24  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Syrah 2010
Deep red purple. Aromas of spice, white and black pepper. Blackberry fruit and hints of violets. Concentrated palate with complex array of juicy blackberry fruit, underlying spice and very fine tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Shiraz 2012
Medium intensity colour with plum red and crimson hues. Lifted aromas of dark ripe fruit, pepper and spice are complemented by plummy notes. Well balanced oak supports flavours of cherry, plums and fruit cake with sweet mid palate finish.
Alc: 143.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.6  TA: 3.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Shiraz 2013
Medium intense colour with plum red and crimson hues. Lifted aromas of dark ripe fruit, pepper and spice are complimented by plummy notes. Well balanced oak supports flavours of cherry, plums and fruit cake with sweet mid palate on the finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.2  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Shiraz 2007

Alc: 14.2  RS: 3.1  pH: 3.49  TA: 6.1  VA: 0.52  TSO2: 103  FSO2: 42
Neil Ellis Inglewood Shiraz 2007

Alc: 13.58  RS: 3.3  pH: 3.41  TA: 6.1  VA: 0.46  TSO2: 17  FSO2: 32
Neil Ellis Shiraz 2008

Alc: 14.38  RS: 1.3  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.2  VA: 0.40  TSO2: 87  FSO2: 29
Neil Ellis Elgin Shiraz 2009
Red purple colour. Pure blackberry fruit with underlying white pepper, liquorice aromas and hints of violets. Elegant but concentrated palate with underlying cedar spice and a finely balanced tannin structure.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.84  pH: 3.54  TA: 5.29  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Syrah 2006
Deep red, purple. Aromas of spice, white and black pepper. Blackberry fruit and hints of violets.Concentrated palate with complex array of juicy blackberry fruit, underlying spice and very fine tannins. Distinctive expression of its origin.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Syrah 2007
Deep red purple. Aromas of spice, white and black pepper. Blackberry fruit and hints of violets. Concentrated palate with complex array of juicy blackberry fruit, underlying spice and very fine tannins.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.79  TA: 5.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Shiraz 2011

Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

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