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2014 WALTER HANSEL Pinot Noir North Slope

WALTER HANSEL Pinot Noir North Slope 2014

81.90* CAD

$81.90* * Suggested retail price

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  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 317719
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • SpeculativeRead more
  • Status
  • Status
  • UnavailableRead more
  • Country
  • Country
  • United States
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • American Viticultural Areas (AVA)
  • Region
  • Region
  • California
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Sonoma, Russian River
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Pinot Noir
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • About this winery

    At Walter Hansel Winery, the emphasis is on low yields (which range from 1.5 to 2.7 tons/acre), precise viticulture and non-interventionist winemaking. Stephen Hansel (Walter's son) exercises strict control in the vineyards, producing beautiful - vineyard designated Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. All of Hansel's fruit is hand-harvested. Stephen makes an average of 9 passes through each vineyard including one pass just to pull the second crop. Each pass is time consuming and expensive but Stephen...

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Press reviews

  • - 93+ Points -

    February 2016

    In this range, the 2014 Pinot Noir The North Slope Vineyard comes across as quite reticent and tightly wound. The dark, intense flavor profile of the vintage is very much in evidence, but the 2014 needs time to come together. That should not be much of an issue, as the North Slope probably won't be released before 2017.

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