Marlborough grapes showcase both fresh, vibrant fruit and a crisp, herbaceous character.
Terroir & Vineyards
One of New Zealand’s sunniest and driest regions, with a relatively cool climate, Marlborough provides a long, slow ripening period that intensifies flavors in the fruit. Pronounced daytime-to-nighttime temperature variations allow Marlborough grapes to retain both fresh, vibrant fruit and a crisp, herbaceous character. The grapes that make Infamous Goose are primarily sourced from a single vineyard in the Wairau River Valley that has been managed by the brand for a number of years. The vineyard has a yield cap to ensure only the best quality grapes are used in the production of this wine. The soil is stony, sandy loam with deep layers of free-draining shingle. Fast-draining and with low fertility, this soil reduces vigor, yielding instead lush, aromatic, ripe fruit.