Whenua Range

Our Whenua single vineyard wines are a gift from the land, our tūrangawaewae, the place where we stand.

Each wine is an expression of the uniqueness of our standing place, and our enduring connection to the land. 

Te Tauihu, the northern end of New Zealand’s South Island, is where we stand tallest, arms outstretched from west to east.
Two distinct vineyards; our Whenua Matua vineyard sits among the sun-drenched slopes of upper Moutere, Nelson,
while our Whenua Awa vineyard is high on the remote terraces of the upper Awatere Valley, Marlborough. 

Defined by our lands, guided by our inherited values, and grounded by our connection.
Experience the beauty and complexity of our story, and how it is woven through time as a part of us and our legacy.

 
 
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Tohu Whenua Awa Single Vineyard | Sauvignon Blanc | 2018

With texture and complexity, fruit for this wine is grown using organic practices on our Arapoto block, high above the Awatere River.   A true expression of the site, the block, and the vintage.  Punchy aromatics, herbaceous, uniquely Awatere.

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Tohu Whenua Awa Single Vineyard | Chardonnay | 2017

Select fruit from our Awa Block, Awatere Valley, fermented in French oak barriques to create an elegant yet complex expression of Marlborough Chardonnay. 

Flinty, fruity and generous.

 
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Handcrafted crisp and vibrant dry-style Riesling harvested from the boutique Puketapu block.

Fresh and fruit-forward, with great cellaring potential.

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With intense ripe dark fruit aromas, bright florals and spicy oak notes, only the very finest barrels were selected to deliver a complex and elegantly structured Pinot Noir. 

Perfumed, silky tannins and bright brooding fruit.

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Tohu Whenua Matua Single Vineyard | Chardonnay | 2017

Ripe stonefruit and citrus peel characteristics meet in a richly textured Nelson Chardonnay, featuring carefully selected fruit from our Matau and Ika Blocks.  

Hazelnut, flint and spicy French oak.

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Tohu Whenua Matua Single Vineyard | Albariño | 2018

From the hilly Kuiti block at Whenua Matua, this wine continues the legacy of gold at the International Wine Show two years in a row.  

Bright and aromatic and mouth-watering.

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Tohu Whenua Matua Single Vineyard | Pinot Noir | 2017

Dark fruits and smoky, spicy French oak meets ripe plum, balanced smooth tannins and subtle earthy notes of our Tarakona block.  

 A complex yet elegant Nelson Pinot Noir.