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Past Vintages

Tasting Note 2019 Richard Hamilton AH Pinot Gris.pdf
Tasting Note 2018 Richard Hamilton AH Pinot Gris.pdf
Tasting Note 2016 Richard Hamilton AH Pinot Gris.pdf
Tasting Note 2015 RH Hills Pinot Gris.pdf

Technical Data

Region: Adelaide Hills
Variety: Pinot Gris
Alcohol: 12.5%
Lees contact: 1 month
Sugar at Picking: 11.9° Baumé
PH: 3.28
Acidity: 5.67 gms/litre
Residual Sugar: 2.43 gms/litre
Malolactic: Nil
Yeast Type: Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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2019 Adelaide Hills Pinot Gris


Light straw yellow

Delicate nectarine and peach aroma with a hint of ginger 

An elegant, silky textured palate with soft acidity andpersistent flavour

Perfect as an aperitif and complements fine, elegantly flavoured dishes of salmon, oysters and pasta.

Perfect as a young fresh style demonstrating primary fruit characters and will develop with medium term aging over 3-4 years to show some toasty complexity

Following harvest in the cool of the morning, the grapes were cold pressed and free run and pressings kept separate. Natural settling of the juice produced bright juice to which an aromatic yeast was used to ferment the components to sugar dryness. Only the fine free run juice has been used to make this wine. The cool Adelaide Hills region has become renown for producing fine, elegant wines. This wine was sourced from Balhannah. Richard Hamilton is the fifth generaion of his family to farm grapes and craft wine.

2019 had very low rainfall and warmer temperatures throughout the growing season resulting in an earlier harvest than would be expected. The resulting flavours of wines are quite intense.

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