Kumeu River

Kumeu, New Zealand

Pinot Noir, Kumeu Village — 2022

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vineyards: Rays Road, Raukawa, Hawkes Bay, and Kumeu
  • Vintage Report

    • The 2022 vintage was excellent due to favorable weather conditions. The winter of 2021 was mild and wet, and the spring growth was lush and rapid. Flowering was ahead of usual, indicating another early harvest. Dry weather in January and February provided ideal conditions for the development of aroma and flavor.

  • Vinification

    • 100% hand harvested

      100% de-stemmed then crushed

      Indigenous yeast fermentation

      2 weeks total cuvaison

      Twice daily remontage

      7 months maturation in tank

    • Bottled: September 2022
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
    • Alcohol: 13%
  • Tasting Notes

    • The wine displays a bright cherry red /burgundy color with lifted red fruit aromas. On the palate the wine
      is cool, round and fruity and with a nice hint of chalky tannin that keeps the wine dry and refreshing.