Southern Right Vineyard Southern Right Pinotage Hermanus Rsa 2007

External Review by Great Wines Direct:

Southern Right is a small Pinotage and Sauvignon blanc specialist located on a 113ha property in the cool, maritime, Walker Bay appellation, just behind the old fishing village of Hermanus. Founded by Anthony Hamilton Russell in 1994, Southern Rights aim was to produce a serious, ageworthy Pinotage combining a distinct South African fruit and flavour expression with classic styling and refinement. It is Anthonys belief that as an early ripening grape, Pinotage is best suited to cooler areas. It was also his conviction that the stony, high clay content, shale-derived soils on the property he chose, were best suited to creating the more classic style he was aiming for. Rigorous yield management and extreme care to ensure harvesting at full physiological ripeness, combine with the terroir to re-define South Africas red grape variety. The wines are named after the rare Southern Right whales, which frequent the cool South Atlantic Wa...

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Varietal: Pinotage
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External Reviews for Southern Right Vineyard Southern Right Pinotage Hermanus Rsa

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Source: Great Wines Direct
03/23/2010

Southern Right is a small Pinotage and Sauvignon blanc specialist located on a 113ha property in the cool, maritime, Walker Bay appellation, just behind the old fishing village of Hermanus. Founded by Anthony Hamilton Russell in 1994, Southern Rights aim was to produce a serious, ageworthy Pinotage combining a distinct South African fruit and flavour expression with classic styling and refinement. It is Anthonys belief that as an early ripening grape, Pinotage is best suited to cooler areas. It was also his conviction that the stony, high clay content, shale-derived soils on the property he chose, were best suited to creating the more classic style he was aiming for. Rigorous yield management and extreme care to ensure harvesting at full physiological ripeness, combine with the terroir to re-define South Africas red grape variety. The wines are named after the rare Southern Right whales, which frequent the cool South Atlantic Wa...




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