Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons Rimapere


Location: Marlborough, New Zealand
2021 - 750ml
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 straw with sparks of gold Lifted citrus, with clear grapefruits and ripe lemon notes; subtle white flowers perfume and a nice minerality in finale. Elegant structure with a good concentration and a ripe acid line that enhance the persistence. Bright citrus flavour : lemon, pink grapefruit, some nice aromatics notes from the passion fruit.

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 23rd to 25th March 2021

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

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