Kindeli Tinto, 2020

By Alex Craighead Wines

  • Region: Nelson
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • Soil type: Clay, Gravel
  • Vessel type: Clay Pot - Amphora
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 10 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol:12.5% Bottle size:75cl Average age of the vines: 25 years Pinot Noir: 90% Pinot Noir and 10% Syrah. The Pinot Noir comes from a couple of vineyards, the Syrah from Moutere clay. There is skin contact – 5-12 days, carbonic maceration and whole bunch pressing employed in the winemaking. Really fun cloudy red wine prickling with juicy fruit – reminds one of youthful Crozes-Hermitage. This is all done in tank.

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.