Grape: 61% Shiraz, 20% Cab Sauvignon, 7% Grenache, 4% Mouvèdre, 4% Viognier, 4% Cinsault
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: South Africa
Region: Western Cape
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Ernie Els Wines
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Big Easy is a big entry wine for Ernie Els wines
Description: Medium ruby in colour with an intense nose. This wine features mild oak, sour cherry, raspberry, mulberry, cranberry, eucalyptus, white pepper, smoky bacon and Thai basil. Full body with dusty tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: Some heat from the 14.5% alcohol
Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with Paprika Roasted Leg of Lamb.
Tasted: 27 January 2016
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+