Kindeli Luna Llena, 2020

By Alex Craighead Wines

  • Region: Nelson
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Petit Verdot
  • Soil type: Clay, Gravel
  • Vessel type: Clay Pot - Other
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 8 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol:12.5% Bottle size:75cl Average age of vines: 30 years Blend of Cabernet Franc (40%), Syrah (50%), and Petit Verdot (10%). The grapes receive only a four-day maceration and are mostly destemmed for fermentation in amphora. The wine is then pressed off for élevage in amphora. A lot of elegance.

About Alex Craighead Wines

Nelson, New Zealand

We are based in Upper Moutere, on the north west of the South Island of New Zealand. We have a small cellar where we craft zero additive wines from 10 different varieties. We currently farm 11 hectares of grapes across 4 vineyards (a combination of owned and leased), with soil types ranging from clay, to gravel and silt.