The fruit for this Chardonnay was handpicked from our Brancott Road Vineyard in the Southern Valleys. The fruit was then whole bunch pressed directly to barrel, 30% of which were new barrels selected from our most trusted French coopers. The barrels were left to ferment with “indigenous” yeasts, for 11 months.
Redwood Hills was cane pruned to 2, 3 & 4 canes, on VSP trellising. Pinot Gris flourishes on this gently sloping vineyard. Naturally low cropping, the vineyard provides richly scented fruit with concentrated flavours and a lovely natural balance. This was blended with some first crop Pinot Gris from our new Riverside Block at the […]
The fruit for this Rosé was sourced from three complementary vineyards sites located in Marlborough’s Central and Southern Wairau Valleys. These vineyards were selected for their vibrant fruit expression and soft, silky tannin profiles.
The fruit for this wine was sourced from select blocks in the lower Wairau Valley. These block have been historically the most intensely flavoured and balanced in the vineyard. Careful canopy and yield management was used to accentuate these positive characteristics. The fruit was hand-harvested and whole bunch pressed to give some beautiful pristine juice […]
The fruit was picked at optimum ripeness and then cold soaked for 3-5 days in 4 T open top fermenters. 10% whole bunches were included in the ferments to add additional elements of florals and spice. Once indigenous fermentation kicked off, the ferments were hand plunged 2-4 times a day. The wines were left on skins […]