Framingham 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 BobCampbell.nz
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