The Pioneer
Pinot Noir 2013

Region: Marlborough
Winemaker: Marcus Wright/Rebecca Wiffen
Alcohol: 14%  pH: 3.65  RS: 1.5g/L  
TA: 6.2g/L  Brix: 25.0

This wine is a barrel selection from an exceptional vintage that shows deep colour, beautiful floral aromas and masses of red berry fruit flavours, supported by lovely French oak. The palate is concentrated with subtle power, silky tannins and great length.


Eight to ten years

Food Match

Roast lamb, duck or game.

Tasting Note & accolades (PDF)

Bottle Price: $38.00Buy Now
Case Price (6 bottles): $228.00Buy Now
New Release - available at the Cellar Door.

Awards & Reviews

Bob Campbell MW - Four stars - 90 points

Quite a dense, flavoursome Pinot Noir with plum, dark cherry and berry flavours plus a strong influence of toasty French oak. A tad closed right now but should become more accessible with bottle age. (26/7/2016)

Other Vintages

The Pioneer Pinot Noir 2010
The Pioneer Pinot Noir 2012
The Pioneer Pinot Noir 2015