Kumeu River Pinot Gris 2019

Kumeu River Pinot Gris 2019

  • Pinot Gris
  • New Zealand, 750ml

Kumeu River vineyards produce high quality grapes that allow them to make wine that is rich, complex and delicious. This wines aromas express peach and stone fruit notes tinged with the floral perfume that we have come to expect from Pinot Gris. On the palate the wine is rich and complex with a lively texture on the palate.

  • Winery: Kumeu River
  • Varietal: Pinot Gris
  • Region: Kumeu, New Zealand
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Closure: Screwcap
  • Food pairing: Light seafood & vegetable based risottos, salads & sauces; fried fish & Fish & Chips; mushroom risotto; Hummus

The Kumeu River Pinot Gris vineyards in Kumeu are producing grapes of high quality consistently that allow them to make wine that is rich, complex and delicious.

The Brajkovich family and Kumeu River Wines is a story that parallels the New Zealand wine industry. From the pioneering days to the establishment of the New Zealand wine industry to today, the Brajkovich family have been internationally recognised as producing world class wine. The Brajkovichs are focused on and internationally recognised as producing world class Chardonnay. Just as the Brajkovich family has grown, so too has the winery itself. Extensions and additions mark the milestones that have seen business adapt and expand over the years. Today, the winery produces around 250,000 bottles annually from 30 hectares of its own vineyards in Kumeu, and another 10 hectares from local growers. The Chardonnay wines of Kumeu River have gained a strong foothold within the international market, receiving outstanding accolades. The vineyard has gone on to become the globally recognised benchmark for non-Burgundy produced Chardonnay. “If you can taste history, duty, and family pride in a glass, it’s there in the Kumeu River Chardonnays...now producing some of New Zealand’s greatest Chardonnays, not to mention the world’s.” Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

Previous vintages:
  • 2018 - 91/100 - Cameron Douglas
  • 2018 - 92/100 Points - John Caro
  • 2016 - 93/100 Bob Campbell
  • 2016 - 18+/20 Raymond Chan


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