Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons Rimapere


Location: Marlborough, New Zealand
An Overview

Rimapere delivers pronounced aromatics of lemon peel,  sage, ripe lemon, passion fruit, grapefruit, pine needles and steely minerality. The palate despite being vibrant and fresh, has a rich  texture. There is wonderful purity and complexity and a long intense finish.

Tasting Notes

Pale gold with a vibrant shininess. Explosion of citrus at first, lime ripe lemon, then white flowers, freshly cracked almonds and a nice minerality, finishing with some whetstone and flinty notes. Elegant texture with a rich palate weight and a ripe acid line. Vibrant citrus flavour lime juice, lemon, grapefruit, some nice aromatics notes from the passion fruit and crispy zinc sensation in finale.

In the Cellar

Skin contact, pneumatic pressing, settling, fermentation in temperature controlled closed top stainless steel tanks during 2 weeks at 15°C.


The grapes were mechanically picked from 14th to 17th March.

In the Vineyard

Cultivar: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation: Wine of New Zealand
Age of Vines: 16 years
Irrigation: Drip irrigation


Matured in stainless steel vats for 6 months.


Alcohol: 13% vol
Total Acidity: 5.9 g/l
pH: 6.48
Residual Sugar: 4.3 g/l

Other items of interest…

Extra Virgin Olive Oil


A blend of two Italian olive cultivars – Frantoio and Coratina – with fruit that imparts a pleasant, nutty flavour. Cold extraction lends this premium extra virgin olive oil a clean, fresh finish.

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