With a diverse range of climate and subsoils, from the sub-tropical Northland to the most southerly grape-growing region of Central Otago, it is no wonder that New Zealand is now producing the international varieties found in Europe with a great deal of success, no longer "just" Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. All the wine-growing regions benefit from the moderating effect of their maritime climate, with a long ripening period with abundant sunshine hours and cool night-time temperatures, enabling the top-quality producers to deliver wines with purity, vibrancy and a real sense of terroir.
Made by Master of Wine Michael Brajkovich from sustainably grown Pinot Gris grapes that are hand-harvested and sorted in our Kumeu Vineyards then gently whole-bunch pressed. Fermented using local wild yeast with extended maturation on the yeast lees. The aromas have typical peach and stone fruit notes tinged with the floral perfume that we have come to expect from Pinot...more
Bottle 75cl £11.18
Bottle 75cl £27.88
"Focused aromas of guava, lime rind and papaya with light leesy nuances follow on to a powerful and concentrated flavour, with a tight mineral texture and flavours of melon, green peach and limoncello."Armit Wines. Food pairings: soft white cheese, chicken and tarragon pie, and smoked eel. A natural partner for seafood —particularly oysters.more
Bottle 75cl £30.00
"Aromas of Gooseberries, white and black currants, lime peel and grapefruit follow through to a palate of lime, gooseberry and citrus flavours, minerally with a long crisp finish."Armit WinesFood pairings: leafy summer salads, fresh oysters and seafood of all types. Pairs well with aromatic herbs like mint and coriander — a great match with dishes like Som Tam, pomelo salad...more
Bottle 75cl £15.40