A medium bodied Shiraz with a vibrant colour. The nose has bright dark fruit with contributing spicy perfumed aromas. Savoury notes linger in the background while the palette is fresh with chalky, fine, elegant tannins.
Neil Ellis and his son Warren make a varied and excellent range of wines using fruit from four different vineyard regions: Elgin, the Jonkershoek Valley, Piekenierskloof and, the source of this wine, Groenekloof, near Darling on South Africa’s Atlantic coast. It is sourced from unirrigated, low-yielding bush vines on decomposed granite and clay soils and aged in larger, 500-litre French oak puncheons.