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Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2018 Wine Review

Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2018

Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2018

Hemel-En-Aarde Valley W.O., South Africa

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $59.95

Drink: 2020-2034

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Hamilton Russell

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 95/100

A gorgeously layered Pinot Noir with mouth-watering raspberry, mulberry, cherry, fresh herb, sweet spice and smoky flavours on the palate. So much to enjoy on the PN. Enjoy now and for the next 10 years.

Pinot Noir food pairings: lamb kabobs, venison burgers, roast veal, beef Carpaccio.

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This Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2018 was reviewed on December 17, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Complexity and finesse in this beauty from South African wine royalty Olive and Anthony Hamilton Russell. Black fruit such as cherries and plums offer fullness on the nose. The palate has a lovely note of oak balanced with more black fruit, only different this time, leaning towards blackberry. There's a lovely ripeness that is full yet delicate. This wine always delivers. Serve with chicken simmered in soy and star anise. @wrightwineblog
Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A medium-bodied, South African Pinot Noir that starts with aromas of dark fruit, especially black cherry, and plum. Firm tannins add a minerality on the palate leading to a long, fruity finish. Serve with lamb or rare beef.
Hamilton Russell 2018 Pinot Noir is produced from wine grapes sourced from the Hemel-En-Aarde Valley wine region. Hamilton Russell leads the way in the country for cool-climate viticulture and racy, exciting wines like this Pinot Noir. On the palate this PN is more elegant with ripe dark cherry, raspberry, earthy florals, cocoa baking spice and oak spice flavours layered on the palate. Still quite youthful. Good now but better in 2020. - Community Wine Reviews

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