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  • Discover Distant Land Wines

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  • Discover Distant Land Wines
    of land west of the city at the foothills of the Waitakere Ranges Petar cleared his land by hand and planted vines Barrels were hand made from local native Totara trees to ferment his wine In 1937 he established his winery The winery was eventually passed to his son Peter D Fredatovich who planted more vineyards and expanded the winery Peter s efforts saw him awarded an MBE Member of

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  • Discover Distant Land Wines
    to New Zealand s developing international markets Distant Land has continued to expand internationally and continues to thrive under Peter s direction and his passion for doing what is in his blood peter distantland co nz PETER FREDATOVICH export manager Peter is the fourth generation actively involved in the winery As a child he helped in the vineyards and was always present at harvest time After leaving school and studying

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  • Discover Distant Land Wines
    finest regions within New Zealand s most renowned wine growing regions We select the ideal regions and terroir for each of our wine styles Distant Land s winemakers carefully craft these grapes into a wine exhibiting purity which is truly

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  • Discover Distant Land Wines
    Renwick and Rapaura in the lower Wairau valley They are fermented separately and then blended to create a distinctive example of this world renowned variety Pinot Noir from Marlborough is also world acclaimed and we agree Our Pinot Noir is from Spring Creek near the coast of Marlborough Pinot Noir is ideally suited to the cool Marlborough climate The warmth from the sun during the day and cool nights ensure this super star variety performs so well giving us such a unique red wine Pinot Gris is an up and coming variety in Marlborough with a unique style that carries predominant fruit on the palate typically stone fruit and citrus characters with a gentle refreshing acidity Ð typically not as pronounced as Sauvignon Blanc An exciting style to keep an eye on and see how it will develop over time as the vines age HAWKE S BAY Hawke s Bay is New Zealand s second largest wine growing region It has a large range of soil types and micro climates allowing us to select the most ideal vineyard for each grape variety Hawke s Bay also has some of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand Red grape varieties such

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    and smooth with an easy flowing mouthfeel and elegant sweetness 11 5 g l Not overly pungent this is actually lovely to drink and to partner mid spicy dishes Sam Kim Wine Orbit Issue 17 2011 Pinot Gris Marlborough 2010 Pure Gold Medal Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2010 Gold Medal NZ International Wine Show 2011 Silver Medal International Cool Climate Wine Show 2011 A gorgeous floral nose combined with ripe pear and melon aromas lead to an off dry palate with more stone fruit pear and fig flavours There s a lovely rich textural element that makes this extremely enjoyable now but it will also cellar comfortably for another couple of years though after a glass of this the chances of that happening will probably be fairly remote Scenic Cellars Full bodied and fresh with good concentration of ripe peach spice and nectarine flavours showing excellent delicacy and vibrancy and a finely balanced off dry finish Winestate July August 2011 Edition Fine and gentle showing appealing peach and pear flavours with a beautifully balanced and smooth fruity palate Sue Courtney Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2010 Showing well plenty of traditional characters here with good life Fairly supple not delicate but not an in the face style either A sound fairly dry and well constructed style Peter s Picks Hospitality Thirst May 2011 Showing well plenty of traditional characters here with good life Fairly supple not delicate but not an in the face style either A sound fairly dry and well constructed style Peter s Picks Hospitality Thirst May 2011 Riesling Marlborough 2010 Gold Medal International Cool Climate Wine Show 2011 Cuisine Clean citrusy and straightforward on the nose Palate is limey and shows apple and ripe white peach with some melon rind but also some kerosiney development WineNZ Autumn 2011 Very open and expressive with strong lemony limey flavours a hint of passionfruit and gentle sweetness balanced by lively acidity Shows excellent freshness poise and vivacity Winestate July August 2011 Edition The wine is just starting to show bottle developed toasty complexity with lovely fine fruit flavours lemon lime apple and floral It s juicy and lively on the palate with a hint of sweetness 9 g l and bright acidity providing excellent structure and length to this lovely Riesling 91 100 Sam Kim Wine Orbit Issue 17 2011 Sauvignon Blanc Hawkes Bay 2010 It s ripe and generously flavoured displaying peach tropical fruit and subtle herbaceous characters on the nose The palate is fruity and supple with a pleasant juicy finish A softer style Sauvignon for easy drinking Sam Kim Wine Orbit Issue 14 2011 Pure Bronze Medal Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2010 Sauvignon Blanc Sparkling Marlborough NV Bronze Medal International Cool Climate Wine Show 2011 It s fruity and generously flavoured with apple citrus and peach characters with a touch of capsicum The palate is juicy and rounded with a smooth mouth feel and a crisp finish A fruit forward and nicely balanced bubbly Sam

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  • Contact Distant Land Wines
    v1 01 desuza com CONTACT If you have any questions or comments about Distant Land wines please feel free to contact Peter Jnr at peterjnr distantland co nz email address

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  • DistantLand TEMP v1.01 - desuza.com
    the grapes concentrated characters Gibbston is cooler and higher with slower ripening periods contributing more elegant characters WINEMAKING The grapes were picked early morning to preserve quality In the winery they were gently de stemmed into 3 ton open top fermenters The vats were cold soaked for 3 days and then inoculated using seven different strains of natural and cultured yeast The ferments were worked by only hand plunging to

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