- Region New Zealand
- Grapes Pinot Noir
Embark on a journey to discover the aristocracy of New Zealand Pinot Noir with Kumeu River Hunting Hill Pinot Noir 2020. This wine, rooted in a commitment to excellence and craftsmanship, is a testament to the winemaking legacy of Kumeu River. Let's delve into the remarkable story of this vintage:
Planting Legacy: In 1994, the vision to produce red wine that rivaled the exceptional quality of Kumeu River Chardonnay became a reality. New plantings of Pinot Noir were established on the Kumeu Estate, guided by the principle of selecting only the finest new planting material from Burgundy. These vines were carefully grafted onto low-vigour rootstocks, a deliberate choice to limit yields and intensify the flavour of this aristocratic grape variety.
Acclaimed Ratings: Kumeu River Hunting Hill Pinot Noir 2020 has received accolades from esteemed wine critics and publications:
- NZ Wine Rater: 5 Stars, 94 Points
- Gary Walsh - The Wine Front: 91/100
- Bob Campbell MW: 93/100
- James Suckling: 92 Points
Tasting Notes: This Pinot Noir is a testament to the dedication of Kumeu River. With every sip, you'll be transported to a world of elegance and finesse. The wine presents itself with a captivating ruby hue that reflects its quality. On the palate, it reveals the harmonious blend of red fruit notes, intricate spice nuances, and a touch of earthiness. It's a wine that embodies the aristocracy of Pinot Noir, offering a rich and complex taste experience.
Pairing Suggestions: Kumeu River Hunting Hill Pinot Noir 2020 is a versatile companion to a range of dishes. It pairs beautifully with roasted game birds, grilled salmon, or a cheese platter featuring artisanal selections. Its adaptability makes it an ideal choice for both casual and celebratory occasions.
Trust Your Palate: At Central, we celebrate wines that encourage you to trust your own taste preferences, and Kumeu River Hunting Hill Pinot Noir 2020 is a shining example of this philosophy. It's an invitation to explore the aristocratic elegance of New Zealand Pinot Noir.
Savor the legacy of Kumeu River Hunting Hill Pinot Noir 2020. It's more than a wine; it's a journey into the world of fine winemaking. Raise your glass to the excellence of New Zealand Pinot Noir and the joy of discovering your unique taste preferences!
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Shipping & Returns
- Pricing For 1-12 bottles, shipping is $6.99 for Auckland, $8.99 for the North Island and $11.99 for the South Island. For 13 or more bottles, shipping is $11.99 for Auckland, $14.99 for the North Island and $17.99 for the South Island.
- Timing We estimate delivery to be up to 3-4 working days for urban NZ addresses, and up to 5 working days for rural delivery.
- Click and collect is available from our Albany warehouse shop.
- We do not ship outside of New Zealand.
- We are unable to deliver to PO Boxes. Delivery is via NZ Couriers.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We’ll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the ‘Complete Orders’ link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We’ll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we’ve received and processed the returned item.