Hamilton Russell Ashbourne 2009, Wo Hemel En Aarde Valley, Walker Bay

Red Blend Red Blend
Western Cape, South Africa

$25.95 (512806)

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October 28, 2017

Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Ashbourne is a small production, Bordeaux-inspired red from Hamilton Russell, which is more famous for chardonnay and...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

An endearing Bordeaux style blend matured to optimum drinkability from a producer known for its prowess with...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The Ashbourne ’09 includes cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, malbec, petit verdot and syrah blended in, "which...

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Community Reviews (3)

bigalfons
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David Brodati
David Brodati

Very nice Pinotage/Meritage blend. Quite youthful still, dark ruby in colour with medium plus aromatics of florals, red and dark fruit, spice, meat, pepper. The palate is savoury and juicy with a yoghurty lactic note. Nice acidic lift balances the flavours and the tannin are ripe and approachable. Excellent length. Great value, but that's nothing new for South Africa, and the quality is to be expected from Hamilton Russell. Jan. 2018.

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