Main Divide Pinot Noir

“Thanks to a steady upward march in quality, Pegasus Bay's second-tier label, Main Divide, has become an annual must-taste for Pinot lovers.”
Cuisine Magazine, NZ

 “At this price you would be hard to find a better example of Pinot Noir from just about anywhere.”
Geoff Last, Calgary Herald, Canada

“Pegasus Bay is the family-run Waipara winery behind some of the country’s greatest pinot noirs and some of the best value through their lower priced Main Divide range.”
Jo Burzynska, NZ Herald


92/100

 … An attractively integrated and quite focused pinot noir ... Supple tannins. Bold but beautiful.

Nick Stock, www.jamessuckling.com, USA
2014


18.5/20

 … an exceptionally tasty young Pinot … earthy aromas, smooth tannins and firm acidity, … complex flavours to a long finish.

Joelle Thomson, Drinkzbiz, NZ
2014


⭑⭑⭑⭑ 17.5+/20

… a lively core of concentrated savoury dark-red berry fruit melded with dark and dried herbs and subtle earthy detail … good energy and drive … This is a lively and rich Pinot Noir.

Raymond Chan, raymondchanwinereviews.co.nz
2014


93/100

. . . deep ripeness and an alluring, seductively spicy set of aromas .. A lot of pinot here …

Nick Stock, www.jamessuckling.com, USA
2013


⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ 93/100

… Beautifully expressive and highly enjoyable, this shows excellent fruit power yet the wine is elegantly balanced and varietaly pure … fabulous combination of fruit intensity and elegant savoury complexity

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, NZ
2013


⭑⭑⭑⭑ 91/100

Richly textured wine with good palate weight.

Bob Campbell MW, www.bobcampbellwinereviews.com, NZ
2013


GOLD

New World Wine Awards

2012


⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑

… “Silky, ripe and with soft tannins, …with lovely dense fruit, yet retains grace” … A sophisticated Pinot Noir

WineNZ Magazine, NZ
2012


This North Canterbury Pinot Noir is one of the country’s best value reds; full bodied, fleshy, flavoursome, spicy and long on the finish …

Joelle Thomson, Drinksbiz, NZ
2012

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