Lively aromas of plums, berries and spiciness. Integrated oak: 14 months on 2nd, 3rd and 4th fill French oak. Blend of 40% Shiraz, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, to which 16% Cabernet Franc, 15% Cinsaut and 2% Alicante Bouschet was added. Tannins and fruit are nicely balanced.
Winemaker Warren advises Aenigma with 'anything on the BBQ' - this wine is tasty anytime!
About the winery:
Neil Ellis is rightly called the mentor of South African wines. Together with his son Warren he is responsible for an impressive portfolio of wines synonymous to quality, elegance and value for money. Their Sauvignon Blancs rank among the top of the world. Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon from Stellenbosch is highly appreciated around the world.
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