Neil Ellis Wines
Neil Ellis is a South African wine industry icon and one of the early pioneers to bring quality levels up to world class standards. The winery sits 5 miles east of the town of Stellenbosch in the Jonkershoek Valley. It was founded in 1993 with the philosophy to source grapes from the top growers of the region. The eco-friendly winery produces wines from the regions of Stellenbosch, Darling, Darbanville and Elgin.
Pear, citrus and green apple plus some struck match and a little vanilla on the nose. Lean and tightly wound on the palate, the finish is long and pithy. Matured for nine months in French oak, 25% new. Drinking Window 2019 – 2022
Alluring, featuring creamed yellow apple and melon flavors gilded with light shortbread and salted butter notes. Ripe, but maintains a nice sense of detail. Drink now through 2021. 1,102 cases made, 90 cases imported.