Ernie Els Wines Big Easy Blend 201775cl
Ernie Els Wines Big Easy Blend 2017
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Ernie Els Wines Big Easy Blend 2017 is a fruity and juicy South African wine made by blending a wide range of red grapes.
This bold red wine pairs wonderfully with red meat, especially steaks and roasts.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2017 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)|
|Winery:||Ernie Els Wines|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsaut, Grenache, Mourvedre, Shiraz, Viognier, Cinsault|
|Wine Level In The Bottle:||Top-Shoulder (THE - Très Haute Epaule)|
Description of Ernie Els Wines Big Easy Blend 2017
Ernie Els Wines Big Easy Blend 2017 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsaut, Grenache, Mourvedre, Shiraz, Viognier and Cinsault)
- View: This berry-red wine shines in all shades of red in the right lighting. This unique colour is due to the large variety of grapes used in this wine.
- Nose: A fruit and juicy aroma with a tinge of alcohol. The predominant aroma is juicy cherry. Other aromas include chocolate, vanilla, and pepper.
- Mouth: On the palate, bold fruit flavours, especially that of cherries, dominate the tongue. Peppery oak spices cut the sweetness of the berries.
VINEYARD: The Ernie Els winery is located in South Africa. The winery has several vineyards nearby that supply the grapes used in this wine.
GRAPES: 60% Shiraz, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Grenache, 5% Cinsaut, 5% Mouvedre, and 5% Voignier.
AGEING: The wine is first fermented in stainless steel tanks and later moved to oak barrels for 14 months. This wine can be further bottle-aged for up to five years.
PREPARATION: The grapes were first destemmed and crushed. The wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks. Yeast was added to aid in the fermentation. The maceration period is between 10-15 days before the wine is aged further in oak barrels for 14 months.
PAIRING: This wine pairs best with red meat, including steaks and roasts.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 15-18°C
Reviews of Ernie Els Wines Big Easy Blend 2017
Intense ruby tone. The outstanding flavour is of red roses, without any doubt.. Oily, unctuous.
We paired it with meat but I would have prefered to pair it with another dish.