WXTP Tasting II (Beautiful Wines, The Plaza): Excellent. This was one of my favourite whites on the night. It had a gently sweet nose, with motes of honey and nectar floating alongside peaches and apricots and some sweet floral notes. A pretty bouquet. The palate was a slight change in gear, with lovely mouthwatering acidity on the attack that made the wine taste dryer than the nose led on. It was still a bit tight, but there was some beautiful minerality and a great amount of cut and focus, so that while the wine still rather primary with citrussy flavours of grapefruit and lime at the fore, it did have a lovely clarity to it. With time and a little air, some fleshy green apples starting showing on the midpalate and the wine took on a fleshier feel. For all that though, what I really loved about it was the beautiful precision that accompanied the fruit all the way from the attack into a stony, minerally finish that stretched on and on. A beautiful wine, with a rather profound zen-ness that promises a lot for the future. While very enjoyable now, this is really one that should be left aside for several years.
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