Main Divide

Main Divide Gewurztraminer 2018 North Canterbury

Vibrant, varietal, fruity, spicy and distinctive bouquet. Flavours of white fleshed stone fruits, apple, fresh lychee fruit, aromatic herbs and some fine phenolic tension. Weighty, fleshy, nice acid line and a whisper of youthful spritz add length, depth and complexity. A delicious wine with flavour, length and appeal. Great with all sorts of food, balanced and well made. Drink now and through 2022. 92 Points

Main Divide Merlot Cabernet 2017 North Canterbury

Lots dark red fruit aromas with plums and blackberry, black cherry and violets. Some darker toasty wood spices suggesting vanilla and five spice. Juicy, fleshy, fruity and dry on the palate. Fine tannins with some tension and firmness, medium+ acidity and toasty wood spices. Flavours of wood and dark red berry fruits lead the into a nice lengthy finish. Balanced and well made. Drink now and through 2024. 89 Points

Cameron Douglas