Our Wines (archived)
Neil Ellis Aenigma White 2012
Delicate floral notes, opening with juicy melon, white peach, green plum touches. Lush and lively fruit flavours, linger through the clean dry finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.38  TA: 5.85  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Aenigma White 2015
Delicate floral notes, opening with juicy melon, white peach, green plum touches. Lush and lively fruit flavours, linger through the clean dry finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2014

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: 2.5  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
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 Aenigma Red 2013
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: 2.1  pH: 3.78  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Pale straw with green hues. Bright aromatics, of fresh late summer fruits, lifted florals with subtle herbaceous overtones. Delicately detailed. The palate is elegantly concentrated with sweet tropical fruits and lively balanced acidity. Mineral notes, refined, poised palate line. Fine texture and long flavoursome finish.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.19  TA: 6.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2016

Youthful pale lemon straw colour. Bright nose of ripe apple, peach with biscuit notes. Wonderful concentration of stone fruits with citrus like acidity and good phenolic tension. Trademark elegance and restraint with an extra dimension of creaminess through the finish.


Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.31  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.35  TA: 6.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.4  TA: 7.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2014

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.


Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.27  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2015

Youthful pale lemon straw colour. Bright nose of ripe apple, peach with biscuit notes. Wonderful concentration of stone fruits with citrus like acidity and good phenolic tension. Trademark elegance and restraint with an extra dimension of creaminess through the finish.


Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.31  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2013
Pale straw colour with attractive green tints. Citrus notes and layers of fresh white peach supported by spicy oak. This medium-bodied Chardonnay shows melon and grapefruit elements with good texture and excellent mouthfeel whilst the subtle spicy oak supports subtlety. Subtle citrus-like acidity ensures a refreshing length on the finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.3  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.4  TA: 6.8  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 Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2012
Pale straw colour with attractive green tints. Citrus notes and layers of fresh white peach supported by spicy oak. This medium-bodied Chardonnay shows melon and grapefruit elements with good texture and excellent mouthfeel whilst the subtle spicy oak supports subtlety. Subtle citrus-like acidity ensures a refreshing length on the finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.3  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz 2015

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: 14.0  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.5  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 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 Amica 2016
Winemaking rules were broken to create a sophisticated style of South African Sauvignon Blanc. Made through wild fermentation and oaking in old French oak. Initial scents of white florals and fresh herbs, are supported by those of sweet stone fruits and honeysuckle, and completed by a flinty minerality. Juicy with mouth watering notes of nectarine, lime and lemongrass. A round and creamy mouthfeel complimented by gentle minerality whilst the nervy acidity contributes to a youthful and vibrant finish. The 2016 Amica is a complex and textured expression of Sauvignon Blanc.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.23  TA: 5.70  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Amica 2015 -  SOLD OUT

Pale straw colour with vibrant green hues. A fusion of jasmine and herbs with lemon and citrus notes. The palate is creamy yet finishes with a balanced citrus twist. Subtle oaking and fermentation with native yeast bring an appealing savouriness to this wine.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.18  TA: 6.30  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Pinotage 2015
Medium intensity with a attractive red colour. Red fruit, perfumed spicy varietal notes lead to good integration of oak. The pallet is textured with red berry and cherry notes giving way to fine grained tannins. A medium bodied wine with deceptive power.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Whitehall Chardonnay 2015

Light golden green with very youthful lime and melon aromatics. Tightly structured palate with mouth watering acidity, balanced by subtle oak. Restrained mineral edge, with balanced richness, elegance and length.


Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.26  TA: 6.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Pinotage 2014

Vibrant colour with youthful hues. Bright aromatics, perfumed sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Textured palate with red cherry notes gives way to fine grained tannins neatly framed with attractive cedar-like undertones. A medium bodied wine with deceptive power.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  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 Stellenbosch Pinotage 2009
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.

Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Piekenierskloof Grenache 2013

Bright ruby colour. Vibrant red fruit with spicy peppery aromas which flows on to the palate. The palate has a lovely freshness, great length and fine grippy tannins. The wine is ever evolving in the glass.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.51  TA: 5.31  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Grenache Cinsaut 2013

Red, purple colour. Pure blackberry fruit with underlying white pepper and liquorice aromas and hints of violets. Elegant but concentrated palate with fruit, underlying cedar spice and finely balanced tannin characters.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Pinotage 2013
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.

Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Piekenierskloof Grenache 2012

Medium intensity of colour with attractive brightness. The bouquet is a lively amalgam of Grenache perfumes and spice with gentle cedary notes. Elegently defined palate with a fine balance between weight and strength. Soft tannins with some savoury grip to finish.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2013

Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed attractive palate with cedar undertones.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2012
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Cinsaut 2014

Medium intensity of colour with a bright crimson hue. The wine portrays a complex mix of red fruits, spicy notes and perfumy characters. Further interest beckons via subtle oaking. The palate is bright and youthful with cherry and fruit tart flavours. Fine grainy tannins add to the structure of the wine.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.4  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2011
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.
Alc: 14.3  RS: 3.2  pH: 3.63  TA: 6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has tones of blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.57  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has tones of blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has tones of blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Deep, dark garnet colour and a bright ruby edge with aroma’s of black current, black berry, plum and fresh herbs. Purity of fruit including cherry, plum, spicy peppery note’s supported by firm tannins. This wine is youthful with a long dry finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.58  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Deep, dark garnet colour and a bright ruby edge with aromas of current, blackberry and plum. Compelling flavours of cherry and plum with black pepper spice. Full bodied wine that finishes with soft tannins and a hint of peppery cassis. Overall the wine is youthful, mouth filling and bright.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.7  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

This is the signature Cabernet Sauvignon of Neil Ellis. It is a distinctive style with all the hallmarks of the Jonkershoek Valley and known for its distinctive balance of elegance and fruit power. Medium intense ruby red colour. Restraint aroma but deep, complex perfumes of blue and black small berry fruit. Cedary aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The palate is smooth and plush followed by fine, but dense tannins. A ripe, soft tannin vintage with savoury expression.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Insignium 2006 - SOLD OUT -  SOLD OUT

Deep in colour, this youthful elemented wine shows wonderful overlapping of aromas and flavours. The regional character of the Jonkershoek Valley is finely poised. The perfumed violet/mocha aromas, good concentration, savoury flavours and classically structured palate are in superb balance. Beautifully defined with its meaty nuances and fine – grained tannins will allow for continued evolving in the cellar over time.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Amica 2014

Pale straw colour with vibrant green hues. A fusion of jasmine and herbs with lemon and citrus notes. The palate is creamy yet finishes with a balanced citrus twist. Subtle oaking and fermentation with native yeast bring an appealing savouriness to this wine.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.16  pH: 3.08  TA: 6.36  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Amica 2013
Pale straw colour with vibrant green hues. A fusion of jasmine and herbs with lemon and citrus notes. The palate is creamy yet finishes with a balanced citrus twist. Subtle oaking and fermentation with native yeast bring an appealing savouriness to this wine.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.63  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 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 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 Vineyard Selection Grenache 2009
Vibrant crimson colour. Perfumed and spicy with rich plummy fruit. A medium bodied palate with good weight. Fine grained fruit tannins complement a rich concentrated palate.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2011
This wine is pale to a medium straw with vibrant green hues. It shows ripe fruit, apple and ripe lemon the nose and palate with good intensity yet refined flavours.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.3  TA: 6.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi-faceted wine that needs time to mature.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.66  TA: 6.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi-faceted wine that needs time to mature.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Aenigma 2008 -  SOLD OUT
Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with an elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2010
Deep red colour, dark plum and cherry fruit with subtle hints of tobacco. The wine has balanced ripe tannins giving it a soft elegant taste.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Elgin Aenigma 2009
Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with an elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.54  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2014 -  SOLD OUT

Vibrant colour with youthful hues. Bright aromatics, perfumed sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Textured palate with red cherry notes gives way to fine grained tannins neatly framed with attractive cedar-like undertones. A medium bodied wine with deceptive power.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2012 -  SOLD OUT
Deep red crimson colour. This multi-faceted wine shows dark plum, cherry and blackberry fruit touched by notes of dark chocolate and soft elegant floral notes. Soft, almost feminine elegance with subtle well rounded tannins and excellent oak integration.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.1  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has tones of blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 5.76  TA: 3.65  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2010
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2011
Attractive green tints. Tight lemony/lime aromas with green apple and a touch of vanilla. Tightly focused palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.0  pH: 3.4  TA: 6.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.3  TA: 6.85  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2010
Vibrant crimson colour. Perfumed and spicy with rich plummy fruit. A medium bodied palate with good weight. Fine grained fruit tannins complement a rich concentrated palate.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.43  TA: 5.85  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2011

Vibrant crimson colour. Perfumed and spicy with rich plummy fruit. A medium bodied palate with good weight. Fine grained fruit tannins complement a rich concentrated palate.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cinsaut Noir 2012

Deep crimson in colour. This wine portrays a complex mix of fruit most notably red-fruits and although defiant of its youth also expresses spicy notes. Further interest beckons via notes of black tea and subtle oak. The palate is bright and youthful with black cherry and engaging fruit-tart flavours. Fine grained tannins add to the serious structure.


Alc: 15.0  RS: 2.72  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.47  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Medium red, purple in colour. Intense youthful plum and mint aromas with a touch of oak. Well structured palate with pleasing fruit aromas and a soft finish.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  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 Inglewood Chardonnay 2014
Attractive green tints. Tight lemon and lime aromas with green apple. This wine has a focussed palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.4  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Chardonnay 2015

Attractive green tints. Tight lemon and lime aromas with green apple. A focused palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.


Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.3  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 3.4  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Chardonnay 2014
Attractive green tints. Tight lemon and lime aromas with green apple. A focused palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.6  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 Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc Chenin Blanc 1999

Alc: 13.0  RS: 4.3  pH: 3.43  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.37  TA: 7.67  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis The Left Bank 2013

Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2008

Alc: 13.41  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.60  TA: 6.4  VA: 0.49  TSO2: 85  FSO2: 44
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 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2007

Alc: 14.56  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.9  VA: 0.53  TSO2: 89  FSO2: 41
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Alc: 14.38  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.76  TA: 5.9  VA: 0.59  TSO2: 98  FSO2: 33
Neil Ellis Elgin Aenigma 2007
Attractive bright colour with good depth and intensity. Spicy aromas with a hint of earthy complexity. Well integrated oak with an elegant palate. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Alc: 13.34  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.54  TA: 6.4  VA: 0.58  TSO2: 118  FSO2: 36
Neil Ellis Inglewood Chardonnay 2009

Alc: 13.24  RS: 3.7  pH: 3.32  TA: 6.5  VA: 0.34  TSO2: 122  FSO2: 32
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 Inglewood Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Alc: 13.63  RS: 4.0  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.1  VA: 0.41  TSO2: 70  FSO2: 22
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Merlot 1998

Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.4  pH: 3.4  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 3  pH: 3.38  TA: 7.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009
Vibrant colour with youthful purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.
Alc: 14.56  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2009
Attractive green tints. Tight lemony/lime aromas with green apple and a touch of vanilla. Tight focused palate with citrussy fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.59  pH: 3.46  TA: 6.98  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
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 Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2010
Attractive green tints. Tight lemony/lime aromas with green apple and a touch of vanilla. Tightly focused palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.35  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Medium red, purple in colour with high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins.
Alc: 14  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.85  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 Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2009
Deep red colour, dark plum and cherry fruit with subtle hints of tobacco. The wine has balanced ripe tannins giving it a soft elegant taste.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.53  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Bottelary Pinotage 2015
Deep dark colour reflective of the vintage. This multi-faceted wine shows dark plum, cherry and blackberry fruit touched by notes of dark chocolate and elegant floral notes. The pallet shows freshness with chalky fine grained tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.44  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2007

Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Shiraz 2011

Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc 2011 - International

Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.3  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Sauvigon 2011 - International

Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Webb Ellis 2010

Deep dense earthy red. The aromatics proclaim red and dark fruits. Notes of red liquorice and black olives noticeable. The palate is seamless, sophisticated and stylish. Combining the structure of Cabernet Sauvignon with the richness of Syrah, Webb Ellis exemplifies the judicious balance of fruit and oak. Tight, focussed and poised. A multi-dimensional continuum.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc 2010

Alc: 13.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.37  TA: 7.67  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Sauvigon 2009

Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Webb Ellis 2011

Deep and generous red colour with a dark core. The aromatics reveal red and black fruits with fresh liquorice and black olive notes. The palate is seamless, sophisticated and stylish. Structure and texture weave into a tightly focussed, multi-dimensional continuum. Fine and persistent shaley tannins conspire with bright acidity.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Medium red, purple in colour, the wine has high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint. A rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi faceted wine that needs time to mature.

Alc: 14  RS: 1.54  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.91  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2008
Vibrant colour with youthfull purple hues. Bright aromatic sweet fruit with spicy varietal notes. Fine, elegant, nicely framed, attractive palate with cedary undertones.

Alc: 14  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.95  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2009
Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 3  pH: 3.37  TA: 7.67  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
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 Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Deep red, purple in colour, the wine has high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. A rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi faceted wine that needs time to mature.
Alc: 14  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Deep red, purple in colour, the wine has high-toned blackcurrant, violet and cedar aromas with touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. A rich, ripe opulent but youthful palate has plummy fruit, a background of new oak and fine tannins. This is a multi faceted wine that needs time to mature.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Grenache 2008 -  SOLD OUT
Vibrant crimson colour. Perfumed, spicy and plummy Grenache with secondary notes of savoury sauces add complexity to aromas unencumbered by any apparent oak. A medium bodied palate with good weight for Grenache. Berried fruits and some tarriness. Fine grained tannins compliment a rich concentrated palate.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Pinotage 2008
Deep red colour, dark plum and cherry fruit with subtle hints of tobacco. The wine has balanced ripe tannins giving it a soft elegant taste.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.69  pH: 3.61  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2009
Pale to medium straw with vibrant green hues. Good intensity, ripe fruit, apple and ripe lemon, rich but refined flavours.
Alc: 14  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.46  TA: 6.18  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 Op sy Moer 2016

Youthful straw colour with a slight green tinge. Complex nose of lemon zest, pineapple and some rooibos tea scents. Fresh, vibrant palate, with good texture and a long finish. This is a wine that will keep changing in the glass. 


Alc: 12.2%  RS: 2  pH: 3.2  TA: 4.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Alc: 13.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.3  TA: 7.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Auction Reserve 2005

Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.1  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

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