Te Tera means “the Other” in Maori, and refers to its status compared to its famous big brother - the gold labelled Estate Pinot. From small beginnings Te Tera Pinot has grown to be a hugely popular wine that consistently represents great value delicious Martinborough Pinot Noir.
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"The first fruits of Martinborough’s 2011 vintage flatter the higher acidy and lower alcohol of the season. This is a spice-accented and fruit-focused style of rhubarb and mixed spice, attractively textured and persistent. "
Rating 92 - Tyson Stelzer, www.tysonstelzer.com, (23/MAR/2012)
Winery Tasting Notes
Attractive chocolate and red cherry notes on the nose led to silky smooth tannins with layers of red and dark fruits coming through on the palate.
The vineyards are situated on the Martinborough Terrace, which is famed for its deep, free draining, ancient river bed soils which are ideal for making ultrapremium Pinot Noir wines.