Sherwood Estate

Owner(s) Dayne Sherwood, Jill Sherwood
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A family owned and operated winery in Waipara Valley, New Zealand. Sherwood owns four estate vineyards in the Marlborough region of the South Island and sources grapes from other vineyards in the Waipara region. Dayne and Jill Sherwood have owned the winery since the late 1980s.

The senior winemaker is Petter Evans. There are three ranges of wines under the Sherwood umbrella: The Heritage Collection, The Sherwood Estate Wines, and Stratum Wines. The wines are distributed internationally, including the United States (Southern Starz, Inc., Huntington Beach, CA).

Reviewed Wines

2008 Sherwood Estate Marlborough New Zealand Pinot Noir

12.5% alc., $15, screw cap. Imported bySouthern Starz, Inc., Huntington Beach, CA. Vineyards in Marlborough and Waipara owned by Dayne and Jill Sherwood since 1987. · Shy aromas of red cherries and berries with a leafy accent. Simple and light, with flavors of cherries, strawberries, dried herbs and a hint of oak on the finish. Gossamer tannins make for easy sipping. Decent. Reviewed November 7, 2010 ARTICLE »

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