Seifried Estate Pinot Gris
Made from two seperate parcels of Pinot Gris harvested from Seifried Estate's Redwood Valley and Lord Rutherford Vineyards. Each vineyard is home to individual blocks of vines with different soils, vine age and micro-climates and the parcels of grapes are vinified seperately and blended to give character and complexity to the wine.Suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians
With 14 vinifera varieties, on two hectares of land, they began the South Island’s modern commercial wine industry. Hermann and Agnes were true pioneers, experimenting with what classical European varieties may do well in this untested climate and terroir. Today it has grown from very modest beginnings to become one of New Zealand’s most sustainable wineries, producing the very best Nelson has to offer. The site that Herman and Agnes chose for their new vineyards was perfect in terms of location. It is surrounded by mountains to the east, west and south (Richmond and Western Ranges) and the Tasman Sea to the north, which moderates the temperate climate throughout the year. The sunshine here was also a real drawcard, with an average of over 2,400 hours of sunshine a year, earning Nelson its reputation as the ‘Sunshine Capital of New Zealand’. 1976 was the first harvest with five distinctive varietal wines being made - Riesling, Sylvaner, Chardonnay, Müller-Thurgau and Refosco.