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Waimea Estates


Waimea Estates

Waimea Estates
59 Appleby Highway, Hope
Nelson
New Zealand 7020
Phone: +64 3 544 6385
http://www.waimeabrands.co.nz
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm


The owners of Waimea Estates, Trevor and Robyn Bolitho, have been growing grapes on Nelson’s Waimea Plains since 1993. The first vintage release was of a trophy-winning Sauvignon Blanc in 1997. There are now over 130 hectares of grapes planted in six vineyards. The soils are predominantly free-draining alluvial soils. The combination of these soils with plenty of sunshine hours and a long ripening season, thanks to moderating maritime influences and a protective phalanx of hills, provide the perfect ‘terroir’ for growing quality grapes.

The main varietal wines made at Waimea Estates are Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, plus smaller volumes of Viognier, Gewürztraminer, Grüner Veltliner, Malbec, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. In addition, two wine styles we have a cult following for are our iconic dessert wines and a ‘strawberries and cream’ Rosé.

Waimea Estates produces about 60 000 cases annually. Currently we sell approximately one third of our production domestically, with the balance going to Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand the UK, and the USA.

WinemakerWinemaker: Trudy Sheild

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Waimea Estates Spinyback Pinot Noir 2006
Waimea Estates Spinyback Pinot Noir 2006

Nelson, South Island, New Zealand

89/100

$18.95

LCBO: 60079  Check Stock
Waimea Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2008
88/100

$17.95

LCBO: 714295  Check Stock
Waimea Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Waimea Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Nelson, South Island, New Zealand

87/100

$17.95

LCBO: 714295  Check Stock
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