Neil Ellis The Left Bank 2018
main variety Cabernet Sauvignon vintage 2018
analysis alc: 14.5 | ph: 3.6 | rs: 2.6 | ta: 5.6
type Red producer Neil Ellis Wines
style Dry winemaker Warren Ellis
taste Fruity wine of Western Cape
Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot
in the vineyard
The grapes are sourced from a multi-vineyard blend in the Western Cape region. The soils are
mostly clay loam to granite and shale.
in the cellar
Fermentation initiated in stainless tanks and underwent a series of pump-overs until dry. Further
maceration before drawing off and light pressing.
The wine spent 14 months in French oak barrels of which 10% was new. Balance in 2nd, 3rd & 4th fill barrels.