VOLUME 9, ISSUE 49
October 20, 2014
Schubert was founded by German Kai Schubert and partner Marion Deimling in the Wairarapa region just northeast of Wellington. Both are graduates of an enological university in Germany. In 1998, a small established vineyard was acquired in Martinborough and additional high density planting was started in 1999 with now 36 acres under vines. A small tasting room is located on the property.
Imported to the United States by MT Wines LLC, Evanston, Ill.
Articles About Schubert
2006 Schubert Marion’s Vineyard Wairarapa Pinot Noir
14.0% alc., 1170 cases, $39. From a vineyard in 1989 on the Martinborough Terrace. 100% de-stemmed. Fermented in stainless steel vats, left on the skins for 3 weeks. Aged in 35% new French oak for 12 months. · Grape and black cherry perfume with a whiff of oak and alcohol. Lovely black raspberry fruit with a subtle and complimentary oak sidecar. Tangy acidity with a hint of citrus peel on the refreshing finish. Reviewed October 13, 2008 ARTICLE »
2003 Schubert Wairarapa New Zealand Pinot Noir
14.5% alc., $43. · A gorgeous nose of fresh Bing cherries leads to unctuous flavors of more cherries and spice. A soft and elegantly styled Pinot Noir that finishes a bit shallow and woody. Decent only. Reviewed April 16, 2006
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