Te Kairanga `Runholder` Pinot Noir 2017 (6 x 750mL), Martinborough, NZ.

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$31.99 per Bottle
$191.94 per pack

Overview

For chief winemaker John Kavanagh there is nothing more important than endeavoring to produce wines that display the characteristics of their vineyard source. _ To this end, the over 60 distinct Pinot Noir lots are individually harvested, vinified, and matured in barrels separately until final blending. _ In the winery the wines are individually punched down and gently pressed to ensure full extraction without sacrificing elegance. _ A balanced oak treatment is combined with minimal fining and filtering to help preserve both varietal purity and the distinct terroir characteristics

Region:
NZ - Martinborough
State:
Imported
Country:
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

Our Runholder Pinot Noir is crafted from parcels of fruit from our home vineyards and offers flavors of rich, dark cherries, spice, and hints of earthiness. A velvety texture is accented by subtle oak on the long finish.

Vintage
2017
Region
NZ - Martinborough
Grape Style
Pinot Noir
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

"tee-kigh-runga" - where the soil is rich and the food is plentiful, Te Kairanga is one of Martinborough's founding vineyards established over 20 years ago. In keeping with the pioneering spirit surrounding the vineyard, a number of Te Kairanga wines have hailed from Martinborough's history and that of its inhabitants dating back to 1879. Our own John Martin Reserve Pinot Noir, known and loved by many, is notably named after the foundingfather of Martinborough - John Martin himself. Likewise the Pinot Runholder is aptly named as a tribute to the runholders of the land back in time.

Distinctively boutique, Te Kairanga was established over 25 years ago and is one of Martinborough’s founding wineries. We have six vineyards here, each with its own distinctive characteristics and suited to different varieties and viticultural practises. Our focus is handcrafted, benchmark wines that showcase old world style with new world flair, and are true representations of the Martinborough growing region.

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