Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

South Africa

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IWSC (London) - Gold Outstandind (93+)
Vitis Vinifera - Double Gold

A terrific follow up to the profound 2015, this is a pure, regal and pedigreed Cabernet Sauvignon. It shows a black core and crimson edge, offering a brightness to the densely ripe fruit. The decadence on the nose reminds of milk chocolate melted over baked blueberries, Morello cherries and cream. It is full in body with chalky tannins, imbued by a rich texture and salty liquorice on the finish which delivers finesse and serious length. The palate is rather towering, deep and somewhat closed on release. It will drink well for a decade or more.

Food Pairing 

Game, Lamb Shank

Ageing
Beautifully balanced and poised, enjoy this splendid Cabernet now and over the next 5-7 years.

Grape
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

The Estate
Ernie Els Wines is perched high up on the north facing slopes of the Helderberg mountain range in Stellenbosch, with the ideal terroir to produce ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon. From single varietal wines to the building blocks of powerful red blends, Cabernet Sauvignon is the golden fibre that threads through the Ernie Els Wines portfolio. As a leading South African ambassador and one of the most recognizable faces in the world of sport, Ernie Els has long demonstrated a passion for excellence. His focus, discipline and commitment have led to extraordinary golf success, and these same qualities are evident in Ernie Els Wines. 

Alcohol: 14.1% vol

Vendor: South Africa



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