Akarua Cairnmuir Road Vineyard

Vineyard Block: Riverview

Block Name: Riverview

As well as Pinot Noir, this block has old sluicing pipe remnants of the 1880's gold mining era scattered about the site. The northern end of this vineyard is quite exposed to hot drying winds whilst the southern end is sheltered and vines are more vigorous.

  • Riverview
Vineyard Blocks

Hectare: 1.28
Height above Sea Level: 270 – 298m
Aspect & Orientation: West facing (East – West orientation) – still quite steep.
Soil Breakdown: Young alluvial schist based sandy/silt and sandy loams.
Year planted: 1998
Variety planted: Pinot Noir
Clones: 115
Trellis System: ½ Spur pruned and ½ 2 cane VSP
Final Wine Destination: Akarua Pinot Noir and Akarua Pinot Rosé


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