Owner(s) Marion Deimling, Kai Schubert
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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.

Reviewed Wines

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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