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13 MiruMiru™ Reserve

The name MiruMiru(TM) translates to mean “bubbles” in Maori.

The traditional bottle fermented Hunter’s MiruMiruTM Reserve is blended from Pinot Noir 60%, Chardonnay 40%. Stored on lees for over three years the wine has developed a rich complexity and balance. MiruMiruTM Reserve exhibits complex yeast characters with biscuit and cashew nut flavours on a full persistent palate.

Technical notes

Harvest Date: February 2013
Alcohol: 13% Vol.
Total Acidity: 6.9 g/l
Residual Sugar: 7.94 g/l
Bottled: February 2013
Disgorged: October 2016
Fruit Source: 100% Wairau Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand

Awards

TROPHY - BEST NEW ZEALAND SPARKLING WINE - Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2017
BEST IN CLASS - BEST NEW ZEALAND VINTAGE BRUT - Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2017
GOLD - Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2017
GOLD - Marlborough Wine Show 2017
5 STARS - Cuisine Magazine, Issue 185, Nov/Dec 2017
“MiruMiru is Maori for bubbles and also stands for "consistant excellence" among the country's wine judges. Three years on lees has imbued this wine with seductive honeyed, caramelly, toasted qualities. The flavours carry to a long fine finish. A classy, well-crafted bubbly from a top vintage.”
5 STARS - The Listener, Michael Cooper, 7 November 2017
“Elegant and tight-knit, this blend of pinot noir (62%), chardonnay (33%) and pinot meunier (5%) was matured on its yeast lees for more than three years. It has intense, citrusy, yeasty, biscuity flavours, with a long, dry, appetisingly crisp finish.”
5 STARS - North & South, Michael Cooper, December 2017
“This has long been one of Marlborough's best sparklings, matured on its yeast lees for an average of three and a half years. Blended from pinot noir, chardonnay and pinot meunier, the 2013 is a very stylish, tight knit wine, with a crisp, citrusy, yeasty flavours, a dry impression and a lasting, very harmonious finish.”
SILVER - New Zealand International Wine Show 2017
SILVER - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2017
BRONZE - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2017

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