Vineyard Block: Cliffs Terrace
Block Name: Cliffs Terrace
Named after founder, Sir Clifford Skeggs, this is the smallest vineyard on the site and located closest to the actual winery. A warm site that is usually the first block to be picked.
- Cliffs Terrace
Height above Sea Level: 225 – 245m
Aspect & Orientation: North East / South West, steep terraced site.
Soil Breakdown: Shallow and weakly structured fine loess topsoils overlaying schist.
Year planted: 1999
Variety planted: 100% Pinot Noir
Trellis System: 2 cane VSP
Final Wine Destination: Akarua Pinot Rosé