Pure petit manseng

Forrest Petit Manseng 2017, Marlborough, NZD $25

Quite a sweet petit manseng with honey, tropical fruit, mango and lifted floral characters. Sweetness is perfectly balanced with fine, tangy acidity. Impressively pure wine with a lengthy finish. (Screwcap)

Score: 94 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 10.5%

Ageing: now to 2023

Food: Lemon curd, shortbread, meringue

Stockists: Forrest Estate Winery; Quench Collective (NZ distributors); Inglewood Wine Merchants – NSW (AU distributors)

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