Rimapere Pinot Noir 2018, Marlborough NZ


Baron Benjamin de Rothschild teamed up with Peabody family of Marlborough in 2009 to discuss a collaborative project to produce a single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc. The site that was identified covers 26 ha comprising of 22 ha of Sauvignon Blanc and just 4 ha of Pinot Noir. This parcel of Pinot yields a matter of hundreds of cases rather than thousands. Exclusive to Waddesdon in the UK, this wonderful aromatic Pinot Noir has recently scooped a Gold medal at the IWC.

Tasting notes

Wonderfully aromatic and developed on the nose with notes of cracked black pepper, red cherry, wood smoke, earthy spice and cranberry. There’s a freshness on the palate which indicates youth, yet this wine is definitely ready to drink but will evolve in the cellar. The palate is elegant and well balanced with a lovely concentration of fruit. This is only the third vintage of Pinot produced at the estate, and most definitely the best to date.



Bottle size



natural cork

Decant from

Just before serving

Drink from

2018 to 2030

Exclusive to Waddesdon


New Zealand


Pinot Noir


Baron Edmond de Rothschild

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