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Only 4,5 and 5,0 NJP-wines (Nenad Jelisic Points) are presented as the best vintages.


If for some wine behind “the best vintages” stands “none”, it means that none of the wine's vintages got 4,5 NJP or 5,0 NJP.



Noon, Eclipse (red dry blend wine; over 80% Grenache; Shiraz and Graciano), McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia, the best vintages, 1998, 2004, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2018. (2021-11)

Noon, Shiraz, Reserve (red dry wine), Langhorne Creek, South Australia, Australia, the best vintages, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016. (2021-11)

North Coast, a US wine region that is located in California. The wine region, which itself is classified as appellation (AVA), consists of 6 different wine districts: Lake County, Marin County, Mendocino County, Napa Valley, Solano County and Sonoma County. (2012-03)

Northern Rhône, a wine district that belongs to the French wine region of Rhône and, which consists of 11 appellations: Château-Grillet, Chatillon-en-Diois, Clairette de Die, Condrieu, Cornas, Côte Rôtie, Côtes du Rhône, Crozes-Hermitage, Hermitage, St-Joseph and St-Péray. The Northern Rhône, which has a cooler climate than the Southern Rhône, has a continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. The district's climate is affected by mistral, a hard north wind that usually blows during winter and spring. (2011-09)


Northern Rhône grapes, only Syrah for red wines. Viognier, Roussanne and Marsanne for white wines.

Northern Rhône soils, mostly granite, otherwise sandy soil with some limestone.

Northern Rhône the best vintages, 1929, 1947, 1961, 1978, 1999, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2015 and 2017. (2019-04)

Nuits-St-Georges, a French appellation that belongs to the wine district of Côte de Nuits, which in turn belongs to the wine region of Burgundy. The appellation has 308,46 ha, 41 Premier Cru vineyards and no Grand Cru vineyard. To these 41 Premier Cru vineyards belong: Aux Argillas, Aux Boudots, Aux Bousselots, Aux Chaignots, Aux Champs Perdrix, Aux Cras, Aux Murgers, Aux Perdrix, Aux Thorey, Aux Vignerondes, Chaînes Carteaux, Château Gris, Clos Arlot, Clos de la Maréchale, Clos des Argillières, Clos des Corvées, Clos des Corvées Pagets, Clos des Forêts Saint-Georges, Clos des Grandes Vignes, Clos des Porrets Saint-Georges, Clos Saint-Marc, En la Perrière Noblot, La Richemone, Les Argillières, Les Cailles, Les Chaboeufs, Les Crots, Les Damodes, Les Didiers, Les Hauts Pruliers, Les Perrières, Les Porrets Saint-Georges, Les Poulettes, Les Procès, Les Pruliers, Les Saint-Georges, Les Terres Blanches, Les Vallerots, Les Vaucrains, Roncière and Rue de Chaux. Les Saint-Georges and Les Vaucrains are considered to belong to the best Premier Cru-vineyards in Nuits-St-Georges. The average yield is 38 hl/ha for red wines and 40 hl/ha for white wines. The Pinot Noir wines from here are rich, powerful and spicy. A Premier Cru-wine should be drunk 5 to 12 years old while a Village-wine 5 to 8 years old. (2021-11)

Nuits-St-Georges grapes, Pinot Noir that dominates for red wines, and Chardonnay and Pinot Gris for white wines. Of the 308,46 ha planted with vines, 298,59 ha are planted with Pinot Noir. (2021-11)

Nuits-St-Georges soils, mixed soils. On top of the limestone is a layer consisting of marl (a clayey soil that contains a lot of lime), gravel, silt and clay. (2021-11)

Nuits-St-Georges the best vintages, 1966, 1969, 1978, 1990, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2019. (2021-11)

New Zealand, New Zealand as wine country is divided into 10 wine regions. In 2013, New Zealand had 35,733 ha planted with vines. Of these 35,733 ha was 20,429 ha (57%) planted with Sauvignon Blanc, which is the most widely planted grape in New Zealand. What is interesting is that 13,943 ha was planted with Sauvignon Blanc in 2009 i.e. in just four years, the number of hectares were expanded with incredible 6,486 hectares (32%). To the other four most cultivated grapes belong to: Pinot Noir (5,425 ha or 15%), Chardonnay (3,253 ha or 9%), Pinot Gris (2,477 ha or 7%) and Merlot (1,262 ha or 3%). The five most cultivated grapes account for 91% of all grapes grown. It should be mentioned that New Zealand together with France produce the world's best Sauvignon Blanc wines. In 2013, it was produced 248,400,000 litres of wine. The average yield is 69 hl/ha. (2014-10)

New Zealand wine regions, Auckland/Northland (406 ha), Bay of Plenty (24 ha alongm with Waikato), Canterbury (1,454 ha), Central Otago (1,909 ha), Gisborne (1,608 ha), Hawkes Bay (5,093 ha), Marlborough (23,232 ha), Nelson (1,032 ha), Waikato (24 ha along with Bay of Plenty) and Wairarapa (972 ha). (2014-10)


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