Craggy Range Aroha 2021

Te Muna, Martinborough

$105.00 USD

About the wine

REGION: Martinborough | New Zealand

GRAPES: 100% Pinot Noir

PH: 3.69

ACIDITY: 5.43 g/L

ABV: 13.5%

AGING: Aged 12 months in French oak barriques, 30% new

Soft crimson color, with a savory nose of chanterelle and truffle. A lively palate of red fruit, with concentrated brambly fruit at its core. Silky tannins linger on the palate with depth.

Duck. Also pairs well with game and lamb dishes.

It is grown on a slope of an elevated terrace of fertile land at the Te Muna Road vineyard where an ancient dried river bed delivered nutrient rich soil perfect for growing Pinot Noir. Fermented with indigenous yeasts in a mix of stainless steel and French oak cuves, it is aged 14 months in barriques (34% new).

 2 – 10 years from vintage

The season begain with a warm spring and minimal frost, but late spring saw some rain. A warm start to summer transitioned into a moderate season overall.


What The Critics Say...

A beautiful pinot noir with sliced strawberry, raspberry and orange peel aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied with a solid core of fruit, fine tannins and a fresh finish. Very savory at the end. Drink or hold. Screw cap..

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