Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2010

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Quick Overview

Bold, aromatic and ripe, but imminently elegant, with racy acidity providing the ground wire for the rich black cherry, bramble, incense and sweet earth notes. Long, multi-faceted finish. The HR Pinot is quietly getting better and better. 93 points from the Wine Spectator.

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Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2010

Additional Information

Goes well with Beef, Cheeses, Duck, Game, Lamb, Roast Meats
Country/Region South Africa
Grape type Pinot Noir
Drinking style Complex, elegant, concentrated

Details

Not just a Pinot noir, but a classic, origin expressive wine, Hamilton Russell Vineyards Pinot noir is different to most New World Pinot noirs. Our low-vigour, stony, clay-rich soil, cool maritime mesoclimate, naturally tiny yields of around 35 hl/ha and our philosophy of expressing our terroir in our wines – give rise to a certain tightness, tannin line and elevated length to balance the richness and generosity of our Pinot noir. Our Pinot noir is not overtly fruity, soft and "sweet" and it generally shows hints of that alluring "primal" character along with a dark, spicy, complex fruit perfume. For this reason, many knowledgeable enthusiasts around the world regard Hamilton Russell Vineyards as the best "Pinot noir" in South Africa and one of the best in the New World.
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