Pale to medium straw with vibrant green hues. Good intensity, ripe fruit, apple and ripe lemon, rich but refined flavours.
Bright, pale yellow. Cool aromas of citrus peel, gooseberry, licorice and pepper, with a whiff of tropical fruits. Round but dry, with classic, pure varietal flavors of gooseberry and pepper. This dense, textured wine finishes with sneaky length.
In 1986, Neil Ellis took a calculated leap of faith into the wine negociant
arena, buying and vinifying grapes from selected vineyards and marketing these hand-reared wines under his own label. Mindful that exceptional terroir and assiduous vineyard cultivation form the bedrock of great wine, Neil forged long-term supply partnerships
with top grape-growers in premium areas.
In the very year Neil Ellis set out as a negociant, his future partner Hans Peter Schroder purchased the Stellenbosch wine estate,... View More