TERRACE VINEYARD

Site:
Our Pinot Noir is grown on a small glacial terrace, a step up from the valley floor and gently sloping to the north and east

Soils:
The soils are schist derived fine sandy loam over gravels with some clay content. They have low organic matter, which coupled with the region’s dry climate, leads to low or moderate vigour vines.

Planting Density: 4343/ha

Variety & Clones: Pinot Noir 115, 5, Abel, 777 and 667

Rootstock: The vines are all grafted onto rootstocks 101-14, 3309, 3306, 125AA

Trellising: VSP

Pruning: Cane pruned

Organic Status: Fully Certified Biogro

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ROADSIDE VINEYARD

Site:
Our Pinot Gris and Flora are grown beside the Wanaka/Cromwell Highway on a flat and level broad river terrace laid down by the advance and retreat of the melting glaciers

Soils:
The soils are comprised of sand and gravels, derived predominantly from greywacke and quartz schist parent material, interwoven with lenses of fine loess and silt. They are very free draining, with low water-holding capacity, supporting vines of low to moderate vigour.

Planting density: 3846/ha

Variety & Clones: Pinot Gris GM2/15, GM2/21, Mission Flora

Rootstock: The vines are all grafted onto rootstocks SO4, 101-14, 3309

Trellising: VSP

Pruning:
Pinot Gris cane pruned
Flora spur pruned

Organic Status: Biogro Certified in Conversion C1
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