Main Divide North Canterbury Riesling (2018)

Drinking well now, the lush 2018 vintage (4.5*) of this good-value Waipara wine is a distinctly medium style (25 grams/litre of residual sugar). Bright, light yellow/green, with a fragrant, slightly honeyed bouquet, it has strong personality, with concentrated, peachy, gently honeyed flavours. (From Pegasus Bay.)

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Riesling
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $21 NZD
Sweetness: MED
Value for Money: V+

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 5/7; When to Drink: 22 – 27
Vintage: 2016; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 29
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed March 2022

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