Escarpment Vineyard

New Zealand - Martinborough

www.escarpment.co.nz

The vineyard project by Larry McKenna, his wife Sue and their Australian partners Robert & Mem Kirby is based around 24 hectares of prime viticultural land nestled on the banks overlooking the Huangarua River, Martinborough.  Much of the vineyard is close-planted in the latest clones of Pinot Noir, supported by plantings of Pinot Gris and lesser plantings of Pinot Blanc, Riesling and Chardonnay.

The Escarpment Vineyard, Martinborough, was born out of a passion for Pinot Noir.  The wine styles are innovative for New Zealand.  More complexity and structure is strived for with the wines, which will reward cellaring and be sublime matches with food.

The release of the Escarpment Kupe Pinot Noir 2005 heralded the arrival of one of New Zealand’s finest Pinot’s from one of our pioneer Pinot Noir producers. A true reflection of both Martinboroughs unique terroir and the skills and experience of winemaker Larry McKenna.

Larry was the recipient of The George Fistonich Medal at the 2008 New Zealand International Show, awarding him and the Escarpment Vineyard with ‘Legends of Wine’ status.  This year he was inducted into the New Zealand Wine Hall of Fame, which aims to recognise individuals who have made major contributions to the New Zealand wine industry.
Larry was the recipient of The George Fistonich Medal at the 2008 New Zealand International Show, awarding him and the Escarpment Vineyard with ‘Legends of Wine’ status.

The wines

Stock code Description Vintage Volume Pack size Closure type
  White
196010515 Escarpment Martinborough Chardonnay 2015 750ml 6 Screw Cap
196010416 Escarpment Martinborough Pinot Blanc 2016 750ml 6 Screw Cap
196014515 Escarpment Hinemoa Riesling 2015 375ml 6 Screw Cap
  Rose
196011518 Escarpment Martinborough 'Nina' Rose 2018 750ml 6 Screw Cap
  Red
196011716 Escarpment Martinborough Pinot Noir 2016 750ml 6 Screw Cap
  375ml Bottles
196010613 Escarpment Martinborough Chardonnay 375ml 2013 375ml 6 Screw Cap
196011813 Escarpment Martinborough Pinot Noir 375ml 2013 375ml 6 Screw Cap
  Classic
196013518 Escarpment Martinborough Ryan Riesling - Skin Contact 2018 750ml 6 Screw Cap
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