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Chateau Raphael   

Established: 1999

Region: New Zealand - New Zealand (South Island) - Marlborough

Winemaker: Pierre Egas

Production Quantity: 3000 cases

Address: 200-230 Rapaura Road, Blenheim, New Zealand

Ph: (03) 572 7004

Fax: (03) 520 9090

Email: prel@ihug.co.nz

URL: www.chateau-raphael.com

Summary:
Pierre Ergas has established Chateau Raphael with the specific purpose of producing Kosher fine wines from the 24 hectares of estate vineyards. The wines are aged in French oak for 15 months, and Ergas says he is using ' traditional methods of French winemaking, including cold fermentation' in the brand-new winery on the property.

Product Range:
Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Price Range: 15.00 - 22.00 Retail

Opening hours: Not

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