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Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir Walker Bay 2005

External Review by ONLINEWEINKELLER.de:

Hamilton-Russell Pinot Noir Magnum 2005: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 - 2 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16°C, in Barriques gereift, lagerfähig 5 - 7 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2005Inhalt: 1,5 L MagnumRegion: Walker BayWeingut: Hamilton-Russell Viney.Rebsorte: 100% Pinot NoirRestzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: 0.14 Rotwein

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Hamilton Russell Vineyards:
Hamilton Russell Vineyards is one of the most southerly wine Estates in Africa and one of the closest to the sea - is located in the beautiful, cool, maritime Hemel-en-Aarde Valley appellation, just behind the old fishing village of Hermanus. The Estate specialises in producing highly individual, terroir driven Pinot noir and Chardonnay, which are widely regarded as the best in South Africa and... Read more
Hamilton Russell Vineyards is one of the most southerly wine Estates in Africa and one of the closest to the sea - is located in the beautiful, cool, maritime Hemel-en-Aarde Valley appellation, just behind the old fishing village of Hermanus. The Estate specialises in producing highly individual, terroir driven Pinot noir and Chardonnay, which are widely regarded as the best in South Africa and among the best in the New World. Founder, Tim Hamilton Russell purchased the undeveloped 170 hectare property in 1975, after an exhaustive search for the most southerly site on which to make South Africa?s top cool climate wines from a selection of noble varieties. His son Anthony Hamilton Russell, who took over in 1991 (finally buying the property in 1994), narrowed the range to Pinot noir and Chardonnay only and registered Hamilton Russell Vineyards as an Estate, committing to work only with grapes from their terroir. Extensive soil research initiated in 1994 identified 52 hectares of stony, clay-rich, shale-derived soil as optimal for the individual, origin expressive style they aim for and all plantings have now been limited to this soil type. Anthony with winemaker Hannes Storm and viticulturist Johan Montgomery are completely dedicated to expressing the personality of the Hamilton Russell Vineyards terroir in their wines. Tiny yields and intense worldwide demand keep the elegant, highly individual, Estate grown Pinot noir and Chardonnay in very short supply. Read less

External Reviews for Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir Walker Bay

External Review
Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/24/2010

Hamilton-Russell Pinot Noir Magnum 2005: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 - 2 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16°C, in Barriques gereift, lagerfähig 5 - 7 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2005Inhalt: 1,5 L MagnumRegion: Walker BayWeingut: Hamilton-Russell Viney.Rebsorte: 100% Pinot NoirRestzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: 0.14 Rotwein


External Review
Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/24/2010

Hamilton-Russell Pinot Noir 2005: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 - 2 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16°C, in Barriques gereift, lagerfähig 5 - 7 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2005Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Walker BayWeingut: Hamilton-Russell Viney.Rebsorte: 100% Pinot Noir Restzucker: 3 g/LiterRestsäure: 6 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 0.14 Rotwein


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

A Pinot Noir wine from in South Africa. 2005 Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 750ml


External Review
09/11/2007

(PO) Hamilton Russell Vineyards concentrates on only two grape varieties - Chardonnay and Pinot Noir - because they believe these are best suited for the terroir of Walker Bay, South Africa. This Pinot Noir is medium-ruby in color, with aromas of cherries and warm "winter" spices like vanilla and cinnamon.



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Sugar: 2.50 g/l grams per liter

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