2016 Pinot Noir

Grapes Pinot Noir
Colour Red
Origin New Zealand, North Island
ABV 13%

In 1994, we established new plantings of Pinot Noir on our Kumeu River Estate. We chose only the best new planting material available from Burgundy and grafted onto extremely low vigour rootstocks to limit the yield and intensify the flavour of this wonderfully aristocratic grape variety. The Kumeu River "Village" label is the second tier to our top Kumeu River label, and as such is a little lighter than the Kumeu River Pinot Noir. This wine has a pretty Pinot aroma of ripe berries together with the maturation complexity gained from careful ageing in small oak barrels. The wine is delicate but the texture is smooth and velvety on the palate, with length of flavour and a lovely crisp finish. Winemaker's notes (Jan 2018)

*Case Price: Mix any 12 bottles of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.

Kumeu River

From the pioneering days to the establishment of the New Zealand wine industry to today, the Brajkovich family have been internationally recognised as producing world class wine. The Brajkovich family continue to harvest their grapes at Kumeu and refine their wine making skills.

The Brajkovichs are nationally recognised as a founding family of the New Zealand wine industry, and the current generation are internationally recognised as producing world class Chardonnay.

Just as the Brajkovich family has grown, so too has the winery itself. Extensions and additions mark the milestones that have seen business adapt and expand over the years. Today, the winery produces around 250,000 bottles annually from 30 hectares of its own vineyards in Kumeu, and another 10 hectares from local growers.

This wine isn't currently part of a mixed case, but you can always browse our full selection of mixed cases here.
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