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. … Read More
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 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 $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