Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir
Country: New Zealand
Vinification: 100% hand harvested, 100% de-stemmed then crushed, indigenous yeast fermentation, 2-3 weeks total cuvaison, thrice daily remontage or pigeage
Ageing/Maturation: 11 months maturation
Kumeu River Village Pinot Noir 2016
The wine has a light and bright colour and the aromas show red fruits of strawberry and raspberry with a touch of leafiness. The palate is crisp with a refreshing dry finish.
The Brajkovich family relocated from Croatia and soon became the founding family of the wine industry in New Zealand. After years of growth and development, their winery Kumeu River produces over 250,000 bottles a year. Kumeu River is internationally recognised for making fine quality non-Burgundy Chardonnay.