Walter Hansel 2014 North Slope Pinot Noir

Walter Hansel 2014 North Slope Pinot Noir | (92-94) POINTS

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Walter Hansel produces five estate vineyard-designated Pinot Noirs. The North Slope Vineyard is 100% French clone 115. The close proximity to the South slope does not influence these flavors as clone 115 exhibits the most fruit driven flavors and appears more "New World" then French.

The 2014 Walter Hansel North Slope Pinot Noir is a vibrant Pinot that despite being the most fruit forward in the Walter Hansel stable, is still very savory in style. Bright red berry fruit mingles with a touch of underbrush for a long, juicy, exceptional finish.

Varietal Composition: 100 percent Pinot Noir
Appellation: Russian River Valley AVA

(92-94) Points - Wine Advocate
"The 2014 Pinot Noir North Slope is fabulous, has a huge upside to it and probably will benefit from several years of bottle age. All of these were scheduled to be bottled in 2015. This is 100% clone 115 and Stephen Hansel says it’s the most fruit-forward of the wines. It is certainly seductive, hedonistic, with a dense ruby/purple color, beautiful black raspberry and black cherry fruit, a big medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, loads of glycerin and hedonism. It should turn out to be exceptional, but I do think it needs some time after it’s bottled to start its full potential. Drink 2018-2028."

93+ Points - Vinous Media
"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. Drink: 2017-2024."

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