Pisa, Central Otago
Akarua Lilyvale Pinot Noir & de Bettencor Sauvignon Blanc
Two distinct vineyards. Two distinct wines.
Akarua’s adjacent Pisa vineyards sit nestled on the valley floor beneath the starkly dramatic Pisa Ranges – Lilyvale and de Bettencor.
Our inaugural new releases represent each vineyard, their unique story & terroir – Akarua Lilyvale Pinot Noir 2019 and Akarua de Bettencor Sauvignon Blanc 2020 (organic).
Aged for 18 months in French Burgundy Oak, hand-harvested and whole bunch pressed, the Akarua de-Bettencor Sauvignon Blanc is a wine of texture and complexity giving you direct insight into the bright acidity and intense fruit of this vineyard.
Judicious use of whole bunch combined with careful cooper selection and extended aging for 22 months in French Burgundy results in a wine that captures the essence and complexity of Central Otago Pinot with intense aromas of cinnamon spice, earthy brambles, black plum, and red cherry. ... read more
Volume: 750ml x 6