Spring Aromas

At Nautilus we make a trio of what we call ‘aromatic’ wines.  We introduced the 1st of these – Pinot Gris, in 2000.  Back then Pinot Gris was considered an ‘alternative’ variety and there was very little planted. If fact we were one of the first to plant in Marlborough.  Now this variety is very popular with consumers and is grown and enjoyed throughout the…
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Hand picked Sauvignon Blanc trial from our Renwick vineyard. Vintage 2014

Nautilus Estate Vintage 2014 by numbers

We picked 1.9 T of experimental first crop Albarino yesterday from our Renwick vineyard today to formally bring the V2014 harvest to a close (we finished the main harvest last week on the 9th). A few vintage statistics for you: 1639 Tonnes of grapes picked 311 grape samples tested 65 grape receipts issued (individual parcels of grapes) 10,849 baskets of hand pick fruit collected 94.5…
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