Ernie Els Proprietor's Blend 2010

Bordeaux Red Blends from South Africa

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Item No. 119839
  • RP93
  • WS91
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Deep Ruby. Finely tuned cassis aromas, a touch of earth, graphite and meat spice. A full-bodied, deeply textured palate with a spicy, savory complexity.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2010 Proprietor's Blend consists of 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Shiraz, 6% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Malbec and 5% Petit Verdot. It demonstrates just a little more precision on the nose than the 2009 although there are broadly similar. The palate is medium-bodied with svelte tannins. It is more opulent than the 2009 with beautiful pure cassis and blackberry fruit towards the rounded, sensual finish. This is a hole in one."
93 Points

"Dark cocoa and mint notes surround the core of lightly mulled plum, blackberry and black cherry fruit in this red, followed by a plush, smoky feel on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot."
91 Points

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Rating:
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Style: Big & Bold
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As a leading South African ambassador and one of the most recognizable faces in the world of sports, Ernie Els has long demonstrated a passion for excellence. Focus, discipline and commitment have led to his extraordinary golf success. These same qualities are evident in Ernie Els Wines, a quest to produce premium wine that was born in 1999. Els naturally chose Stellenbosch,...

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South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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