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Hamel Wines

Owner(s) Kevin Hamel
 
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Kevin Hamel, winemaker at Pelligrini Family Vineyards, crafts Pinot Noir under his own label from the Campbell Ranch on the Sonoma Coast. A reliable wine, sold through retail channels.

Reviewed Wines

2004 Hamel Campbell Ranch Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., 568 cases, $28 This is from a vintage that was very warm at the start of harvest. The result was a powerful and structured wine. · Last time I tasted it earlier this year it was still a debutante waiting to come out. Now it is the belle of the ball. This Pinot is a cherries jubilee and my wife actually got excited about this one. She insisted I buy some and put it aside in a corner of my cellar just for her. Patty’s pick of the litter. Reviewed November 26, 2006 ARTICLE »

2004 Hamel Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

$31. The 2006 vintage has been released. · A reliable source of restrained, nicely-crafted Pinot Noir. The nose is composed of toast, black cherry, roasted nuts and a hint of alcohol. Very gentle and soft red cherry flavors with a clean finish. An easy drinker. Reviewed April 7, 2008 ARTICLE »

2003 Hamel Campbell Ranch Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., 553 cases, $28 · The seductive nose has blackberries, exotic woods, a little leather and chocolate. It is soft and silky on the palate. The coating tannins are well-integrated. Pure pleasure. Reviewed November 26, 2006 ARTICLE »