757 Turnpike St. (Inside Stop & Shop Supermarket) - North Andover MA 01845 - 978-688-5005
Ernie Els Englebrecht Els 2007
Appearance: Crimson red with a bright rim.
Aroma: The wine is prominent Cabernet Sauvignon characteristics of sandalwood, leather and tobacco aromas. These are supported by hints of spice from the Shiraz and a strong blackberry core. Full, juicy red fruits and floral aromas complete the bouquet.
Palate: The Engelbrecht Els 2007 has a medium palate weight with tannins that are showing good integration and length. The Initial mineral impression is followed by juicy plum and black cherry flavours and concludes with a smoky coffee aftertaste.
Wine SpectatorPolished and lengthy, with a mix of ripe plum and blackberry fruit woven with grilled herb and tobacco notes. The long finish gets a dusting of cocoa powder. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Mlabec and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2011. 3,325 cases made.
Please Note: The Vineyard is not responsible for wine that arrives damaged due to heat or cold.