Pinot Noir – 2022

Region: New Zealand


Meaning ‘offspring’ in Maori, MOMO sprung from Seresin Estate in Marlborough.  Now grown up with its own identity and personality, MOMO is youthful, urbane and well travelled, with an easy charm.  Seriously stylish, MOMO loves good food and great conversation.  Above all, MOMO is about enjoyment – the simple pleasure of good wine.MOMO selects organically grown grapes from a small number of growers and uses minimal winemaking intervention to present wines with honest varietal character and quality. All wines are Vegan friendly as well.

The Wine

Vineyard Profile

Vineyards in the Omaka Valley, Marlborough.

  • Soil: Mixed alluvial silt, gravel and clay
  • Vines Planted: average 1995
Harvest Notes
  • Dry weather during flowering led to abundant fruit set
  • Small rain events produced vigor
  • Signficant rain events just before harvest required extra diligence by vineyard teams
  • Harvested in cool temperatures in April
  • Fruit destemmed and fermented in open-top vessels
  • Caps plunged twice daily
  • Fermented 14 – 21 days, then pressed into small stainless steel vessels and neutral oak barrels
  • Natural malolactic fermentation
  • Aged 7 months before blending and bottling
Winemaker's Notes

Bright aromas of ripe red berry and cherry. Full, ripe fruit on the palate that is soft and elegant.  Firm tannins perfectly complement the fruit and juicy acidity.

Wine Summary

100% Certified organic Pinot Noir grapes; alcohol: 13.5%; fruit from the Omaka Valley; mixed alluvial silt, gravel and clay soils; fermented in open-top vessels for 14 – 21 days; pressed into stainless and neutral oak barrels; natural malolactic fermentation; aged 7 months before blending and bottling; certified Organic by Bio-Gro NZ; vegan and vegetarian friendly.

Technical Information
  • 100% Pinot Noir
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Total Acidity: 5.1 g/l
  • pH: 3.63
  • Residual Sugar: Dry
  • Bio-Gro NZ Certified Organic
  • Vegan and Vegetarian friendly

General Info

Country New Zealand
Region South Island
Appellation(s) Marlborough
Proprietors Michael Seresin
Founded 1996
Winemaker Tamra Kelly-Washington
Annual Production 30,000 9L cases (including Seresin)
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Biodynamic, Organic