Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has become famous worldwide for its expression of place and the purity, freshness and intensity of the flavours the combination of soil and climate provides. Framingham 2016 Sauvignon Blanc takes classic Marlborough flavours and marries them to a fine acid structure and rich texture with a mineral twist. The wine’s liveliness and punch are immediately appealing and will provide rewarding drinking over the next 18-24 months.
A full and complex spectrum of flavours, from herbal through to some tropical fruit salad notes. Tangy grapefruit, bitter lemon, redcurrant, tropical fruit and hints of dried thyme. Mouthfeel is rounded with good weight and is enriched by the barrel ferment components, which add a little structure creaminess too. Acidity is elegant and juicy but by no means tart, and helps to promote a signature dry, stony mineral finish.