The 2019 Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir is an estate wine that is not overtly fruity, soft, and "sweet," but rather, it shows savory hints of that alluring "primal" character along with a dark, spicy, complex primary fruit perfume.
Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
Appellation: WO Hemel-en-Aarde Valley
Aging: 10 months in tight-grain French oak barrels, typically ~35% new (details not released this vintage)
Winemaker: Emul Ross