Ernie Els Wines - Big Easy Red Blend 2018

Rich and Emphatic
Ernie Els Wines - Big Easy Red Blend 2018

75cl Bottle £16.12
In Stock

Trade pricing and quantity discounts available.

Country of Origin

South Africa

Key Information

Other Information

  • ABV14.56%
  • Acidity g/l5.8
  • Food MatchRed Meats
  • Grape TypeCabernet Sauvignon
  • Grape TypeShiraz/Syrah
  • Ph Level3.65
  • Residual Sugar g/l2.8
  • Vintage2018
  • WinemakerLouis Strydom

The 2017 Big Easy is arguably the most serious and riveting vintage yet.

The dry vintage was conducive to producing a superbly concentrated, beguiling wines that dazzle the senses.

It is a shade darker with a black core, offering a brooding nose that takes time to unfold. Complexity is revealed with elegantly ripe blackberry, liquorice, fine Chinese spice and smoked herbs.

A majority of Shiraz cloaks the palate with fruit-laden tannins, covered in melted milk chocolate and Morello cherries. 20% Cabernet Sauvignon adds a backbone of minerality and definition, while equal parts of Cinsault, Mouvèdre, Grenache and Viognier add a Mediterranean feel.

It shows solid grip and power in its youth, suggesting up to a decade of maturation.


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