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Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, South Africa

Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, South Africa

Hamilton Russell Vineyards Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, South Africa

Tasting Notes

An intense, fuller bodied wine with a distinct minerality and core of ripe, juicy pear.

Food Matches

Roast Chicken & Fish & Casseroles

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2018

Style Rich & Complex Whites

Country South Africa

Region Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Grower Name Hamilton Russell

Grape Variety Chardonnay

ABV 13.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16145269

Grower

Hamilton Russell

Hamilton Russell

Hamilton Russell Vineyards is one of the most southerly wine Estates in Africa and one of the closest to the sea that pioneered viticulture and winemaking in the beautiful, cool, maritime Hemel-en-Aarde Valley appellation. The estate was founded in 1975 after an extensive search for ideal land to grow cool climate wines from a selection of noble varieties. In 1991, the range… Read More

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Region

Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

Hemel-en-Aarde, translated to “Heaven on Earth”, is one of South Africa’s most beautiful wine regions stretching inland from the coastal town of Hermanus, located South-West of Cape Town. The area’s cool climate and clay-rich, low vigour soil is conducive to producing quality wines. The area’s ability to produce structured, complex Pinot Noir and… Read More

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Grape

Chardonnay

Chardonnay

Chardonnay is arguably the best known and most versatile white grape variety in the wine world. Its traditional homeland is that of Burgundy, where it is responsible for such names as Chablis, Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet to name but a few, but it has also found success in almost every wine-producing region the world over - partly due to its versatility, used as it is as a… Read More

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