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2015 WALTER HANSEL Pinot Noir South Slope

WALTER HANSEL Pinot Noir South Slope 2015

85.80* CAD

$85.80* * Suggested retail price

  • 2 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 186662
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • SpeculativeRead more
  • Status
  • Status
  • AvailableRead 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

  • - 94 Points -

    June 2018

    Medium to deep ruby-purple in color, the 2015 Pinot Noir South Slope opens with notions of black cherries, wild blueberries and raspberry preserves with suggestions of forest floor, mossy bark and fungi with a waft of rose hips. Medium to full-bodied, it sports incredibly intense black and blue berry flavors with earthy accents and a fine-grained frame, finishing long and refreshing.

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