Ernie Els

Explore the fascinating world of wine as seen and enjoyed by South African golfer Ernie Els. Through his many travels around the globe, Ernie has been exposed to, and appreciated some of the world’s greatest wines. In 1999 decided to pursue his passion for fine wine with the creation of Ernie Els Wines. Ernie befittingly chose Stellenbosch, the noble heart of South African wine, to establish his cellar.

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Ernie Els Proprietor's Cabernet Sauvignon

The Proprietor's Cabernet Sauvignon offers bright red fruits, charcoal and earth on the nose. The palate is densely wound, with rich cassis, milk chocolate, salty liquorice and a dense cherry compote. Compact and finely-tuned tannins coat sweet fruits and a deep savoury edge.

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Ernie Els Proprietors Syrah
Opulent and expressive with alluring inky depth, plush ripe plums, dark chocolate and black pepper spice refined by oak support integrating the slightly rustic and primary fruit structure.
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Ernie Els Proprietors Blend
This distinguished blend combines beguiling inky-black cassis from the Cabernet Sauvignon, providing fleshy tannins, a rock-solid core palate and towering structure. The Shiraz component adds a spicy complexity and exotic edge, whilst the remaining small component of Bordeaux varieties gives finesse and depth. 
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Ernie Els Sauvignon Blanc
Everything you love about a fresh and approachable Sauvignon blanc including loads of passion fruit, pineapple and green pepper character finishing with frisky attitude.
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Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon
Extravagant lashings of blackcurrants and blueberry fruit with liquorice notes intertwined with pine kernel, Madagascan peppercorns supported by firm refined tannin texture and a hint of mint and oak spice on the finish. 
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Ernie Els Merlot
An ample Merlot laced with ripe plums, morello cherry, tobacco and earthy autumnal complexity typical of its pedigreed origin.
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Ernie Els Signature

The flagship Bordeaux-styled blend, Ernie Els Signature is predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec and a dash of Cabernet Franc revealing complex layers of dark brooding blackcurrants, candied orange, cardamom, clove and dark olives embellished by integrated spicy oak and smooth ripe tannins.

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Ernie Els Big Easy Chenin Blanc
A perky Chenin Blanc with plenty of ripe tropical, citrus and melon character embellished by two months of lees ageing that gives added depth, and contributes to a well rounded mouthfeel. 
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Ernie Els Big Easy Rosé
Perfect summer sipping wine that's vibrant and fruity made of  a juicy blend of Cinsaut & Shiraz with plenty of crushed red berry flavours and a soft dry finish.
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Ernie Els Big Easy Cabernet Sauvignon

Succulent juicy dark berry fruit, dark chocolate, cinnamon spice and ripe plums fill the glass supported by a medium to full-bodied structure that is textured but approachable and tremendously easy drinking.

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Ernie Els Big Easy Red

A delicious mouthful of dark fruit flavours combining the intensity and structure of Cabernet Sauvignon with wilder, spicier Shiraz character.