Martinborough | The most southerly sub-region of Wairarapa on the north island of New Zealand. It is named after the eponymous colonial village. Martinborough is known mainly for its Pinot Noir, with Chardonnay and in favourable years, Bordeaux style reds.
Wine styles | Martinborough is said to have a climate and soil profile similar to Burgundy: free-draining soils and a cool, dry climate allied to mild autumn weather.
No certification | Ata Rangi. | Cambridge Road. | Craggy Range. | Dry River. | Escarpment. | Gladstone. | Kusuda. | Martinborough Vineyard. | Murdoch James. | Nga Waka. | Palliser Estate. | Te Kairinga.
Oz Clarke, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p165.