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Black Estate Pinot Noir, Waipara, New Zealand

Wine Notes

This producer makes two Pinot Noirs: the standard Pinot Noir from the Omihi Vineyard and the Omihi Series Pinot Noir. Please contact your merchant for more information.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $32   From: $28   To: $42

Price History for Black Estate Pinot Noir, Waipara, New Zealand
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Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is the red wine grape of Burgundy, now adopted (and feverishly studied) in wine regions all over the world. The variety's elusive charm has carried it to all manner of vineyards, from western Germany and northern Italy to Chile, South Africa, Australia and, perhaps most notably, California, Oregon and New Zealand. It is the patriarch of the ‘Pinot’ family of grape varieties – so called because their bunches are similar in shape to a pine cone (pinot in French). Other members of this family include Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Aligote and Pinot Noir's white-wine counterpart, ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Waipara wine region

    Waipara is a wine-producing region 40 miles (65km) north of Christchurch in New Zealand's South Island. This sheltered, hilly valley is home to around 3000 acres (1200ha) of vineyard, growing mostly aromatic varieties and Pinot Noir. Riesling is the most important grape variety in the region, producing honeyed, spicy white wines with excellent minerality.

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  • Canterbury wine region

    Canterbury is a large province on the central east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Vineyards can be found across the whole province, but particularly on the plains directly west of the city of Christchurch and in the slightly more sheltered area of Waipara. This cool-climate area is particularly suited to the production of elegant, balanced wines made fro ... more

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