Our Wines
Neil Ellis Aenigma Red 2015
Attractive dark deep colour with good depth and intensity reflects the quality of the vintage. Aromas of plums and berries with some spice add to complexity of this wine. The wine is fresh and lively with well integrated oak. The palate is nicely textured with a complexity that holds interest.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.56  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Pale straw with green hues. Bright aromatics, of fresh late summer fruits, lifted florals with subtle herbaceous overtones. Delicately detailed. The palate is elegantly concentrated with sweet tropical fruits and lively balanced acidity. Mineral notes, refined, poised palate line. Fine texture and long flavoursome finish.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.19  TA: 6.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Syrah 2016
This is a medium bodied Shiraz, with a vibrant colour, which shows balance and elegance. The nose has bright dark fruit with contributing spicy perfumed aromas from the Cinsaut. Savouriness lingers in the back ground, which comes through on the palate. The palate is fresh with fine grippy tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Amica 2017
Winemaking rules were broken to create a sophisticated style of South African Sauvignon Blanc. Made through wild fermentation and oaking in old French oak. Initial scents of white florals and fresh herbs, are supported by those of sweet stone fruits and honeysuckle, and completed by a flinty minerality. Juicy with mouth watering notes of nectarine, lime and lemongrass. A round and creamy mouth feel complimented by gentle minerality whilst the nervy acidity contributes to a youthful and vibrant finish. The 2017 Amica is a complex and textured expression of Sauvignon Blanc.
Alc: 13.00  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.21  TA: 7.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Whitehall Chardonnay 2017
Straw like colour with greenish hues. Attractive aromas of nectarine, hints of lemon zest and white flower notes. True to style the pallet is harmonious and textural and finishes with beautifully balanced acidity, long and flavoursome mid pallet with rich texture reflect conditions of the vintage.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.11  TA: 7.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Piekenierskloof Grenache 2014

Bright ruby colour. Vibrant red fruit with spicy peppery aromas which flows on to the palate. The palate has a lovely freshness, great length and fine grippy tannins. The wine is ever evolving in the glass.


Alc: 14  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.43  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Cinsaut 2015
Medium intensity of colour with a bright crimson hue. The wine portrays a complex mix of red fruits, spicy notes and perfumy characters. Further interest beckons via subtle oaking. The palate is bright and youthful with cherry and fruit tart flavours. Fine grainy tannins add to the structure of the wine.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.54  TA: 5.2  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015
Vibrant and youthful colour. The nose shows complex aromas of both red and dark fruit with liquorice, herbal and spicy cedar notes. The palate is fresh with fine well integrated tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.1  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Rodanos 2012

The wine has an attractive purple red colour with red and black berry aromatics, wild berries and cassis. Generous with soft texture and fine grained tannins. Flavours of black berry and dark cherry with hints of spice and Christmas cake.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Deep, dark garnet colour and a bright ruby edge with aroma’s of black current, plum and spicy peppery notes with hints of liquorice. The palate shows dark fruit and spice supported by fine but firm tannins. This wine is youthful and fresh with a long lingering finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

This is the signature Cabernet Sauvignon of Neil Ellis. It is a distinctive style with all the hallmarks of the Jonkershoek Valley and known for its distinctive balance of elegance and fruit power. Medium intense ruby red colour. Restraint aroma but deep, complex perfumes of blue and black small berry fruit. Cedary aromas and touches of mint, so typical of a Jonkershoek wine. The palate is smooth and plush followed by fine, but dense tannins. A ripe, soft tannin vintage with savoury expression.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.57  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Insignium 2012
Intense ruby red colour, the 2012 Insignium shows aromas which reflect the climate of the vintage while maintaining a delicate freshness. On the palate, the ripe red fruit and spices, along with deep floral notes, define this wine’s complex structure. The palate is succulent, rich, enveloping and sweet thanks to the presence of dense, supple rounded tannins. The vibrancy of the wine contributes to the excellent expressiveness of the flavours and persistence. Seamless, sophisticated and stylish.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.56  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 3.5  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Chardonnay 2015
Attractive green tints. Tight lemon and lime aromas with green apple. This wine has a focussed palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Predominant flavours are those of tropical fruit with herbaceous overtones, whilst the overall impression is of elegance and delicacy with a long flavoursome finish.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.31  pH: 3.32  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Chardonnay 2016

Attractive green tints. Tight lemon and lime aromas with green apple. A focused palate with citrus fruit and an elegant long finish.


Alc: 13.63  RS: 3.2  pH: 3.31  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Shiraz 2014

Medium intensity colour with plum red and crimson hues. Lifted aromas of dark ripe fruit, pepper and spice are complemented by plummy notes. Well balanced oak supports flavours of cherry, plums and fruit cake with sweet mid palate finish.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Sincerely Shiraz 2014
Medium intense colour with plum red and crimson hues. Lifted aromas of dark ripe fruit, pepper and spice are complimented by plummy notes. Well balanced oak supports flavours of cherry, plums and fruit cake with sweet mid palate on the finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Inglewood Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Medium red, purple in colour. Intense youthful plum and mint aromas with a touch of oak. Well structured palate with pleasing fruit aromas and a soft finish.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Op sy Moer 2017
Youthful straw colour with a slight green tinge. Complex nose of citrus zest, pineapple and a slight nuttiness. Fresh, vibrant palate, with good texture and a long creamy finish. This is a wine that will keep evolving in the glass.
Alc: 12.5%  RS: 3.27  pH: 3.32  TA: 5.28  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Comrades Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Pale straw with green hues. Bright aromatics, of fresh late summer fruits, lifted florals with subtle herbaceous overtones. Delicately detailed. The palate is elegantly concentrated with sweet tropical fruits and lively balanced acidity. Mineral notes, refined, poised palate line. Fine texture and long flavoursome finish.
Alc: 13  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.19  TA: 6.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Comrades Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Deep, dark garnet colour and a bright ruby edge with aroma’s of black current, black berry, plum and fresh herbs. Purity of fruit including cherry, plum, spicy peppery note’s supported by firm tannins. This wine is youthful with a long dry finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.58  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis The Left Bank 2014

Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Webb Ellis 2012
Deep bright red colour with a dark core. The aromatics reveal red and black fruits with liquorice and Cedar notes. The palate is tight, fresh, and elegant. The Structure and texture weave into a tightly focussed, multi-dimensional continuum. Fine yet dense tannins conspire with bright acidity.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.59  TA: 6.2  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Neil Ellis Noble Late Harvest Semillon Elgin 2016
The wine reflects bright gold colour with a green tint. Ripe peach, honey and lime notes dominate the aromas. A nice creamy textured and balanced finish frame this awarding wine.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 124  pH: 3.43  TA: 6.2  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
A Taste of Neil Ellis

A Taste of Neil Ellis is a collection of 6 wines from this iconic award-winning Stellenbosch Farm, made by father and son, Neil and Warren Ellis.

These wines have been selected by wine.co.za as a representation of what this great winemaker can do.
Taste them all then come back for the ones that work for you


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Neil Ellis Bottelary Pinotage 2016
These limited release wines demonstrate the distinctiveness of specific vineyard sites and represent our finest quality.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.60  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

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