Julicher Estate - Te Muna Road, Martinborough
Julicher Estate is considered in the top 50 Pinot Noir producers in New Zealand according to UK wine writer Tim Atkins MW. Established in 2000 Julicher has quickly risen to the top of the quality wine producers in New Zealand, especially with its single vineyard pinot noir production.
Awards; "Pinot Noir Trophy and Champion Wine at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards - Pinot Noir Trophy at the London Sommelier Wine Awards" Champion Wine and Pinot Noir Trophy at the New Zealand International Wine Awards - Gold Medal at the Decanter Magazine Wine Awards - The list goes on!
Julicher has two tiers of pinot noir, a single vineyard Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Rose wine. With a production of only 5000 cases of wine, there is an opportunity to take this quality brand to the next level. There is a winery and barrel hall that can be easily expanded for increased production. The property is located on Te Muna Road, a well known appellation region with distinguished neighbours like Craggy Range and the Escarpment Vineyards. The property is 19.44 ha in size and is fully planted mostly in pinot noir [ 67% ] and chardonnay [ 20% ] with the balance in Riesling and sauvignon blanc. There is an opportunity to buy or lease fruit from nearby vineyards to increase production.
There is a 200m2 modern owner's/manager's home on the property. There is a modern winery and temperature controlled barrel hall plus equipment sheds and all equipment needed to maintain a modern vineyard as well as make red and white wine. The property is located 7kms from Martinborough, one of the few wine villages in the world. Wellington, New Zealand's Capital City is a 1.5 hour drive away.
The owners are looking for a succession plan and are prepared to stay on and help to hand-over of the business. This is an opportunity to take this quality producer to the next level.
Please contact Jeff Barber for more details. Price: $3,650,000 + GST includes wine stock.