Kumeu River

Kumeu River

Maté Brajkovich, a Dalmation by birth, arrived in New Zealand in 1938. In 1944 he and his parents purchased a property with a small vineyard and Kumeu River wines was born. However it was not until Michael, Mate's son, took over in 1982 that the true potential of the vineyards began to be fully realised.

Michael, the first New Zealander to become a Master of Wine, vastly improved the quality of the fruit though improved drainage systems, the growing of grass between the vine rows and by the introduction of the Lyre trellis system. Its two Chardonnays, the Kumeu River Chardonnay and the Matés Vineyard Chardonnay, are arguably the best in New Zealand and have been consecutively named in the Top one hundred Wines of the world by the Wine Spectator.

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2014 Kumeu River Mate's Vineyard Chardonnay, Kumeu, Auckland
White
2014
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2014 Kumeu River Coddington Chardonnay, Kumeu, Auckland
White
2014
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2018 Kumeu River, Maté's Vineyard Chardonnay, Auckland, New Zealand
White
2018
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2018 Kumeu River, Hunting Hill Chardonnay, Auckland, New Zealand
White
2018
For laying down
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2017 Kumeu River, Maté's Vineyard Chardonnay, Auckland, New Zealand
White
2017
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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Available in bond
2017 Kumeu River, Hunting Hill Chardonnay, Auckland, New Zealand
White
2017
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2017 Kumeu River, Hunting Hill Pinot Noir, Auckland, New Zealand
Red
2017
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2018 Kumeu River, Coddington Chardonnay, Auckland, New Zealand
White
2018
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2016 Kumeu River, Coddington Chardonnay, Auckland, New Zealand
White
2016
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2016 Kumeu River, Hunting Hill Chardonnay, Auckland, New Zealand
White
2016
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2019 Kumeu River, Hunting Hill Pinot Noir, Auckland, New Zealand
Red
2019
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2019 Kumeu River, Ray's Road Pinot Noir, Auckland, New Zealand
Red
2019
For laying down
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2014 Kumeu River Hunting Hill Chardonnay Kumeu, Auckland
White
2014
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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