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Overview. Goldwater first established in 1978 at Waiheke Island vineyard In 1992, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay added to portfolio Transition to Wairau Valley focus in 2007 Goldwater uses the best fruit sourced from top Wairau Valley growers

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Overview

Overview

  • Goldwater first established in 1978 at Waiheke Island vineyard

  • In 1992, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay added to portfolio

  • Transition to Wairau Valley focus in 2007

  • Goldwater uses the best fruit sourced from top Wairau Valley growers

  • Varieties are Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir


Overview

Marlborough

  • NE corner of the South Island

  • Abundant sunshine & cool nights

  • Long growing season

  • NZ’s largest grape growing region – 4,054 hectares planted

  • Recognized for world-class Sauvignon Blanc

  • Gaining increased attention for Pinot Noir

  • Two main valleys

    • Wairau

    • Awatere

Wairau Valley

region


Overview

Wairau Valley

  • First planted in 1973

  • Larger of the two valleys

  • Wairau River plain

  • Gravelly river stone soils

  • Tropical & vibrant fruit characters


Overview

Winemaking

  • Stu Marfell, Winemaker

    • Viticulture and Oenology major at Lincoln University

    • Became Assistant Winemaker at Goldwater in 2003

    • Named Goldwater Winemaker in 2007


Overview

Viticulture

  • Allan Croker, Viticulturist

    • Plant Pathology major at Massey University in Palmerston North

    • 16 years at Corban Wines before coming to Goldwater

  • Mat Duncan, Vineyard Manager

    • Horticultural Management major at Lincoln University

    • Coordinates with winemaker and viticulturist to grow most expressive fruit possible


Overview

Sauvignon Blanc

  • Cool fermented in stainless steel

  • Held on the lees to increase palate weight

  • Intensely aromatic with stone fruit and subtle citrus notes

  • Rich, ripe flavours with tropical and citrus nuances

  • Crisp mouthfeel and elegant, long finish

  • Recent Acclaim

    • 5 Stars, Winestate Magazine

    • 5 Stars, Michael Cooper’s 2010 Buying Guide


Overview

Chardonnay

  • Predominantly barrel fermented in French oak barriques

  • Held on the lees to add weight and complexity

  • Partial malolactic fermentation to integrate fruit and oak

  • Vibrant aromas of peach and apricot combine with citrus overtones

  • Silky texture with hints of spicy oak

  • Recent Acclaim

    • 4 Stars, Winestate Magazine

    • 5 Stars, Decanter


Overview

Pinot Gris

  • Cool fermented in stainless steel

  • Held on the lees to enhance palate weight

  • Aromas of fresh pear and spice

  • Rich stone fruit flavours accented by spice

  • Soft, full mouthfeel

  • Recent Acclaim

    • 3.5 Stars, Winestate Magazine


Overview

Pinot Noir

  • Traditional plunging techniques during fermentation

  • Aged in a mix of new and one-year old French barriques

  • Raspberry, black cherry and spice flavours

  • Recent Acclaim

    • 4 Stars, Winestate Magazine

    • Gold Medal, New World Wine Awards


Overview

Focus

Placement Targets

National & regional restaurant chains

National hotel accounts

White tablecloth restaurants, neighborhood bistros, outdoor dining

Priorities

#1 Sauvignon Blanc


Overview

Sales Support

Brochure

Fact Sheets

Tasting Mats & Tasting Notes Sheets

Acclaim Fliers

Shelftalkers

Blank Shelftalker Templates

Map

Facebook page

FFWSales.com

Web Page – www.goldwaterwine.com


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