Framingham F-Series Marlborough Montepulciano Rosé 2018

Framingham F-Series Marlborough Montepulciano Rosé 2018 $34.99  It’s great to see rosé from Marlborough being constructed from a variety other than pinot noir, and if anyone’s going to get the best from southern-grown montepulciano, then it’s the folk from Framingham.  Perfumed with strawberry, creaming soda, and a hint of peppercorn, it has fleshy, plush textures […]

Hens, Chickens and Frost…

You’d expect at the end of January things out there in winery land would be all go.  With harvest just weeks away surely there’d be no end of things to do; tanks to clean, barrels to wash, equipment to sterilise and loads of general endeavour by everyone concerned.  So on a sneaky little trip to […]

Framingham F-Series Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese 2011

Framingham F-Series Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese 2011 375ml $60  Framingham F-Series Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese 2011 Wow!  I gave this wine a 20/20 score because it is perfect in every way.  Masterfully created from dried botrytis-selected individual berries, scented with fresh-baled hay, feijoa jelly and sherbert-like aromas, it oozes super-concentrated marmalade, toffee, and blue-borage honey richness in the mouth.  […]

Framingham F-Series Riesling Beerenauslese 2011

Framingham F-Series Riesling Beerenauslese 2011 375ml $50  Framingham F-Series Riesling Beerenauslese 2011 Unctuous and silky with toffee, pineapple and candied fruits on the nose and boasting smooth, yet tongue-tingling elegant acidity in the mouth.  Beautifully balanced and lengthy.  

Framingham Noble Marlborough Riesling 2011

Framingham Noble Riesling 2011 $35 375ml  Framingham F-Series Noble Riesling 2011 Exotically scented with crystallised pineapple and pear notes, while in the mouth it bursts with toffee, marmalade and honeyed heavenliness.  Incredibly fresh and vibrant on the finish.  

Framingham F-Series Riesliing Auslese 2011

Framingham F-Series Riesling Auslese 500ml $40  Framingham F-Series Riesling Auslese 2011 Lifted toffee-edged tropical characters on the nose followed by dried apricot and lemon flavours in the mid-palate.  Very satisfying, sweet yet deliciously refreshing.    

Framingham Select Marlborough Riesling 2011

Framingham Select Riesling 2011 $35  Framingham Select Riesling 2011 Sweet pear and white peach aromatics followed by a burst of lime intensity in the mouth leaving an ultra-clean, tangy citrus texture on the finish – delicious.  

Framingham F-Series Riesling Kabinett 2011

Framingham F-Series Riesling Kabinett 2011 $35 (84.8 Oechsle)  Light apple and lime essences on the nose and soft mineral-sweetness on the palate.

Sweet As For Summer!

“We will NEVER do nine stickies in one year ever again” says a worn-out Dr Andrew Hedley. 2011 is Andrew’s tenth year at Framingham Wines, and to celebrate he and his team thought it might be clever to have a crack at making every style of sweet white wine under the sun.  Yet having been […]

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