Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay 2011

Chardonnay Chardonnay
South Africa

$32.95 (931006)

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“The 2011 Chardonnay sees 8 months in oak…It is well defined and understated on the nose, unfurling to reveal fresh lime, red apple and a touch of crisp pear…The palate is effervescent…with a fine thread of acidity that counterbalanced the ripe mango…It has such brightness and clarity on the finish that makes this irresistible. Drink now to 2020…When Hamilton Russell gets it right, they hit bullseye.”
91 pts
5
July 20, 2013

Critic Reviews (5)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Hamilton Russell is one of the original “cool” climate coastal producers in the Hemel En Aarde Valley of South...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Another quality wine from Walker Bay pioneer Hamilton-Russell, crafted in a very old world style with bright acids,...

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Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.
Janet Dorozynski Dip WSET, Ph.D.

Hamilton Russell takes its inspiration from the great wines of Burgundy and has been turning out some of South...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Over the past several years, Hamilton Russell has emerged as one of South Africa’s masters of all things Chardonnay....

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

May just be the most fascinating wine of the weekend. Aromatically it’s so understated and semi-breve spoken the...

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