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Neil Ellis Noble Late Harvest Semillon Elgin 2016

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.


variety : Semillon [ 100% Semillon ]
winery : Neil Ellis Wines
winemaker : Warren Ellis
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 124 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : White  style : Sweet  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : South Hall farm, Elgin. The vineyards are positioned on the south east facing slopes of the Elgin Valley. The soil comprises mainly of Bokkeveld shale.The vineyard is trellised and has access to supplementary irrigation.

about the harvest: Harvest commend on the 18 of March with the following analysis: 36.4 °B, TA: 8.2 g/ℓ and pH 3.31.

in the cellar : The botrytised grapes were hand harvested and only the most prestine botrytised bunches were selected. The grapes were whole bunch pressed and the juice racked to barrel. Fermentation took around 10 months before stopping naturally. Fermentation took place in four 500 ℓ puncheons and 1 new 300L oak barrel. Only 3400– 375 ml bottles were produced. And limited 1200-750 ml bottles were produced for ageing and later release. Bottled in July 2017

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