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New Zealand grape varieties

New Zealand is best known for its very fragrant sauvignon blanc wines, with much ”SB” typicity, yet full-bodied. But all is not sauvignon in Kiwi land. This is the split between different grape varieties according to statistics from the New Zealand Winegrowers:

– Sauvignon blanc 76%
– Pinot noir 7%
– Chardonnay 5%
– Merlot 2%
– Cabernet (incl cabernet blends) 1%
– Pinot gris 1%
– Riesling 1%
– Other 3%
– Sparkling 3%

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