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.
Tresillian Single Vineyard Canterbury Riesling 2008 $18.50 A lovely example of older riesling sourced from Tresillian’s ‘certified-sustainable’ Lumsden vineyard. Prepare yourself for aromas of beeswax, tangelo, lime and mineral notes while on the palate is nicely balanced with a touch of sweetness and a crisp, tangy finish. For stockists visit www.tresillian.co.nz Tresillian Riesling 2008
Tupari Awatere Dry Riesling 2010 $26 Delicious aromas of dandelion, talc, waxy appleskin, chalk and clean limey notes. Already a Pure Gold Medal winner at the 2010 Air NZ Wine Awards, this Marlborough example is a crisp, linear wine with good character and enduring length of flavour. Buy from www.glengarry.co.nz
Terrace Edge Waipara Riesling 2010 $18 Wow! Delicious jazz apple aromas and a super-tangy melange of apple crumble, pear and squinty quince flavours burst open in the mouth. I really like the crispness and elegant length of flavour in this wine too; plus it’s just fantastic with slivers of parmesan cheese dipped in liquid honey. … Read More