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Kumeu, West Auckland

About Kumeu:

Kumeū is a prosperous rural community in New Zealand, 25 km north-west of the centre of Auckland City.

Kumeu blends rich heritage with a picturesque landscape. The winemaking tradition of the area dates back to the 1940s, when families of Croatian descent opened the first wineries of Auckland.

Host to Auckland's oldest winery, Kumeu boasts award-winning restaurants, interesting galleries, and a range of specialty shops. Kumeu is a soothing mix of boutique wineries, orchards, and lush farmland.

History and Demographics

Originally, the district was settled by immigrants from the Dalmatian coast of Croatia, many of whom were part of traditional wine-growing families.

The population of Kumeu-Huapai was 3,432 in the 2018 New Zealand census. There were 1,110 households in the area.

Education

The primary schools of the Huapai District School and the Matua Ngaru School, and the state-integrated Hare Krishna School, which is a composite school, serve Kumeu.

The majority of high-school students attend school in the nearby suburbs.

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Kumeu River is located in Auckland. It has 30 ha of vineyards, mainly on clay soils overlying a sandstone base. Its focus is on the production of Chardonnay wines which have obtained several awards. 😎 Tag two Chardonnay lovers.
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🍷 Kumeu River Mate's Vineyard Chardonnay 2014 - #NewZealand
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What’s the best pairing?
🍷 Estate Chardonnay 2012 | Kumeu River
📍 Kumeu - #NewZealand

📷 e2ryj
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2018 Kumeu River - Estate Chardonnay (90 pts) kumeu_river

ℹ️ This wine is 💯 Chardonnay from six different estate vineyards in the Kumeu Region. The vines are 7-20 years old and are planted in clay loam soils over a sandstone base. The grapes are hand-harvested, whole cluster pressed, and fermented with indigenous yeasts. The wines are barrel fermented and go through 💯 malolactic fermentation. The wine is aged for 11 months in French oak barrels.

👁 Pale lemon color.

👃 Medium intensity on the nose. Aromas of grapefruit pith, key lime, lemon zest, pear, yellow apple, oak, toasted nuts, whole cream, and flint.

👄 The wine is dry, medium+ acidity, medium alcohol (13%), and medium- body. A medium length finish of citrus zest, toasted nuts, and flint.

🔔 The Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay offers a fantastic Quality to Price Ratio (QPR) Chardonnay. The wine is very balanced with good acidity, a creamy texture, and a reasonably ethereal body. The palate shows a gentle kiss of new oak (assuming 15-20% new oak) and endearing flinty notes on the finish. Kumeu River does a beautiful job of showcasing New World fruit with Old World winemaking sensibility across their range.

💰 ~$30

#vin #lovewine #🍷 #wineterroir #wine #kumeuriver #nzwine #newzealandwine #chardonnay #kumeu
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This weekend we finalised the final details with our venue ! ⁣
It’s just as beautiful as I remember! ⁣

I can’t believe in just under six weeks we will back here taking our wedding photos👰🏻🤵🏾⁣

Photo Cred : To my insta hubby in training
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What’s the best pairing?
🍷 Chardonnay 2017 | Kumeu River Estate
📍 Kumeu - #NewZealand

📷 toninz
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• Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay 2019
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🇳🇿 > Auckland > Kumeu
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Great value wine! 👍
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가성비 좋은 뉴질랜드 화이트!
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#fordcrazy mustangs_and_co
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Auckland Viaduct

🔥 No need to ask what year this is, right??!! 💪
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Tag the owner of this beauty 🤙
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#mustang
#classicstang
#classicmustang
#yourcar
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#kumeucarshow
#candyapple
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#sanjose
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#dearborn
#assembly
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Tangerine dream from the best wedding weekend (was also quite chuffed with my DIY hair) 🧡🧡 #throwback ...

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Kumeu River "Hunting Hill" 2014
Brajkovich Family
Kumeu New Zealand🇳🇿
Chardonnay de viñas plantadas en 1982.
Presionadas con racimo entero para una primera fermentación y trasvase a barricas para la maloláctica. 11 meses en barrica 25% nuevas y 6 meses en tanque de acero.
Con una elegancia y complejidad que recuerda a los grandes Meursault, en cata a ciegas es uno de los pocos chardonnay que rivaliza con ellos sin complejos. 💥

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#kumeuriver #kumeu #kumeuwines #kumeuriverwines
#chardonnay #newzelandwine #chardonnayallday #huntinghill #josinhotaberneiro #cosasdeja #vinosconja #vinosconjangel #zalto #zaltoglass #zaltocarafe #zaltonz #winepics #wineenthusiast #zaltoaeration

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My favorite New Zealand Chardonnay!
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내가 좋아하는 뉴질랜드 샤도네이. 가성비 좀 짱먹음 👍
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KUMEU RIVER CODDINGTON CHARDONNAY 2016

ニュージーランドのオークランド、クメウのシャルドネ。醸造家はNZ初のMW。グリーンがかったレモンイエロー。黄桃やアプリコット、スイカズラの花、ヴァニラ、ナッツ、乳製品のニュアンス。温度が上がってオレンジ、カスタード、パイ皮のアロマも感じられる。酸と苦味のバランスがよくミネラルも豊富。エレガントで余韻が長く続き、ブルゴーニュの上質なワインを連想させます。ニュージーランドと言えば南島マールボロのSBで感動していましたが、こちら北島のオークランドのシャルドネの美味しさにも感動です。つまみはドフィノワーズ(ジャガイモのクリーム煮)、豚肉とアスパラ炒め(塩とレモン)を合わせました。

#ワイン好き
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Kumeu River, Mate's Vineyard Chardonnay 2017 (쿠뮤, 메이츠 빈야드 샤르도네 2017)

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Kumeu
Chardonnay 100%
Alc. 13.5%

JS 97(Oct 18), RP 95(JC, Mar 19), CT 92, JR 17++(Sep 18)
RP 20-30(JC, Mar 19), JR 22-35(Sep 18)
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​1937년, 크로아티아 이민자 출신인 Brajkovich 가족이 북섬 오클랜드 부근의 쿠뮤(Kumeu)에 정착하며 와이너리의 역사가 시작.

손수확한 포도를 Destem 없이 그대로 압착하며, 자연 효모를 사용하여 오크통에서 발효한다고(젖산 발효 후 오크통에서 11개월 숙성).
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꽤 수준높은 뉴질랜드 와이너리의 상급 와인.

보유 중이던 마지막 한 병을 몇달 전의 어떤 모임에 도네이션으로 내놓았다.

스크류 캡.

레스토랑 조명이 어두워 정확히 알긴 어려웠지만 페일 옐로우 컬러로 짐작.

파인애플, 레몬 류의 시트러스, 감초, 흰꽃, 부싯돌과 스모키한 헤이즐넛.

강하고 Vivid하면서도 젖산발효 덕분에 부담없이 산뜻하게 다가오는 놀라운 산미, 사과와 레몬 류가 Main이 되는 Rich한 과실미, 그리고 부드러운 텍스쳐.

서늘한 곳에서 공들여 만든 느낌이 만연한 고급 화이트의 전형적인 모습들.
블라인드로 진행했는데, 아마도 눈에 쉽게 띄는 스크류 캡이 아니었다면 블라인드로 마셔본 사람들이 신대륙을 떠올리기는 어려울 것으로 짐작되는 스타일이다.

내가 블라인드로 받았다면 생또방 혹은 샤사뉴 몽라셰, 혹은 출제자가 트릭을 잘 쓰는 사람이라면 정말 섬세하게 뽑아낸 소노마의 샤르도네라 하지 않았을까 싶은.

오크 사용만 놓고 보면, 미국 화이트 중에서도 - 그나마 - 섬세한 편이라 일컬어지는 오베르(Aubert)보다 이쪽이 좀더 Subtle한 느낌.

이 바틀 기준, 시음적기의 5~6부 능선 부근을 올라가는 중.

94+.
루벵코리아 수입품.

#wine #vino #vin #wein #winestagram #winetime #winelife #wineoclock #winelover #winetasting #instawine #winery #newzealandwine #newzealand #kumeu #chardonnay #kumeuriver #matesvineyard #whitewine #와인 #와인스타그램 #인스타와인 #와인러버 #와인테이스팅 #뉴질랜드와인 #샤르도네 #샤도네이 #화이트와인 #루벵코리아 #와인추천
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Little obsessed with this venue and these flowers. Well, just flowers in general! 😍🌺 #kumeuvalleyestate ...

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More fun 🥝 chard
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👉Bottles for BLM :: theokraproject
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👨‍🌾Kumeu River Winery, kumeu_river
🏷Rays Road Chardonnay 2018
🍇Chardonnay
🎨Lemon
🇳🇿Auckland, New Zealand
🗂File under :: Becky
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👀Spotted at :: winecellarage, mwcwine
🛬Imported by :: wilsondaniels
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#kumeuriver #kumeuriverwinery #newzealandwine #newzealandwines #newzealandwineries #bottlesforblm #newzealandchardonnay #chardonnay #kiwichardonnay #kiwiwines #vinvivant #vinsvivants #kiwiwine #auckland #aucklandwine #michaelbrajkovich #kumeu #northislandwine #raysroad #northislandwines
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Loves a wedding and LOVES a laugh ✨✨ ...

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Ain't a NZ summer without some real fruit ice cream🍦 went out to Kumeu last weekend to philgreig_strawberrygardens 🍓 and got a Supa size strawberry ice cream in a cone. FYI regular size is actually enough 😂 but it was only 60c more for Supa size hehe
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📍 Phil Greig Strawberry Garden, Kumeu, Auckland
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Kiwi burgo 👀
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👉Bottles for BLM :: blackwineprofessionals
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👨‍🌾Kumeu River Winery, kumeu_river
🏷Coddington Chardonnay 2015
🍇Chardonnay
🎨Lemon
🇳🇿Auckland, New Zealand
🗂File under :: Becky
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👀Spotted at :: winecellarage, sothebyswine, leduwines, vervewine, arieswine
🛬Imported by :: wilsondaniels
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#kumeuriver #kumeuriverwinery #newzealandwine #newzealandwines #newzealandwineries #bottlesforblm #newzealandchardonnay #chardonnay #kiwichardonnay #kiwiwines #vinvivant #vinsvivants #kiwiwine #auckland #aucklandwine #michaelbrajkovich #kumeu #northislandwine #coddington #coddingtonchardonnay #northislandwines
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For ya mates
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👨‍🌾Kumeu River Winery, kumeu_river
🏷Mate’s Vineyard Chardonnay 2018
🍇Chardonnay
🎨Lemon
🇳🇿Auckland, New Zealand
🗂File under :: Becky
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👀Spotted at :: winecellarage, mwcwine, sommpicks
🛬Imported by :: wilsondaniels
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#kumeuriver #kumeuriverwinery #newzealandwine #newzealandwines #newzealandwineries #bottlesforblm #newzealandchardonnay #chardonnay #kiwichardonnay #kiwiwines #vinvivant #vinsvivants #kiwiwine #auckland #aucklandwine #michaelbrajkovich #kumeu #northislandwine #matesvineyard #northislandwines
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