Ernie Els Big Easy Red 2016
|Region||South Africa, Western Cape|
Direct, with a friendly blast of cherry compote and red licorice notes backed by a lightly toasted anise accent. Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Grenache, Viognier and Mourvèdre. Drink now. 17,000 cases made.
A blend of 60% Shiraz, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cinsault, 5% Grenache, 5% Viognier and 3% Mourvèdre, this is a plush, fruity and brambly wine. Attractive scents of forest berry and cherry lead the nose and carry through to the soft, fleshy and easy-drinking palate. Drink now.
The 2016 Big Easy Red Blend has a rather innocuous bouquet of plush black fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with soft tannin, plush raspberry and cranberry fruit and an easygoing, lightly spiced finish.