Main Divide North Canterbury Gewurztraminer

From a ‘great’ year for Gewurztraminer, the delicious 2018 vintage (5*) from Pegasus Bay is an irresistible buy. Very open and expressive in its youth, it was fermented in old oak puncheons and then barrel-aged for three months. Bright, light lemon/green, it is richly perfumed and full-bodied, with concentrated, peachy, spicy, slightly gingery flavours, an oily texture and a slightly sweet finish. Showing amazing richness for a $20 wine, it’s a drink-now or cellaring proposition.

  • Vintage: Other
  • Variety:
  • Number of Stars: 4.5
  • Price: $21 NZD
  • Sweetness: MED/DRY
  • Value for Money: V+

Buyer’s Guide Edition 2020

 

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