Framingham F-Series Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese 2011

December 17, 2011By Yvonne

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

December 17, 2011By Yvonne

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 Marlborough Riesling 2011

December 17, 2011By Yvonne

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.  

Tresillian Single Vineyard Canterbury Riesling 2008

December 16, 2011By Yvonne

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

August 14, 2011By Yvonne

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

August 13, 2011By Yvonne

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