Super select

framingham-select-riesling-2016Framingham Select Riesling 2016, Marlborough, NZD $35

A great example of the Select style with exquisite fruit and acid tension. An exciting wine offering a contrast of flavours from very ripe, but not botrytis affected, grapes to more citrus, lime and floral characters. Should age superbly.

Score: 97 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 9%

Ageing: now to 2026

Food: Lemon pineapple pie – roasted pineapple, lemon posset, meringue, caramelised white chocolate

Stockists: Framingham Wines, Marlborough (NZ & AU); World Wine Estates, Sydney (AU distributors)

Price Benchmark: NZD $37.50 Avg 97pt 2016 Riesling tasted from New Zealand

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