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Award Winning Wines for » Sauvignon Blanc Wines - From the 2018 Competition

Saint Clair Family Estate - Saint Clair Pioneer Block 3 43 Degrees Sauvignon Blanc - 2016 Medal


Blue-Gold Award Winner

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Judges' Comments

Warren Gibson
Lifted and fresh. Some greener notes. Attractive wine in the greener style. Fresh pea and herbal flavours with lingering acidity. An excellent match with the dish

Meg Brodtmann
Confected aromas of passionfruit soft drink, pineapple lollies and a hint of snow peas. Intensely flavoured with passionfruit, ripe pineapple and mango – all supported by tight acid. Classic. Well matched but not improved.

Dr Ken Dobler
Mineral and dried herb aromas dominate the nose. The palate shows generosity and textural mouth feel with flavours of guava and fresh herb, has a decidedly savoury finish.

Brent Marris
Clean stalk nose with hints of underlying green herbal notes. Good texture, slight tropical notes on mid palate with ripe fruit elements on finish. Works well with the cauliflower as the lemon and lime characters “pop”.

Ying Tan
Green grassy gooseberry nose. Oily floral gooseberry, dry medium-bodied with firm backing acidity. Simple. Cauliflower brings more depth to the wine

Sue Bastian
Bright, pale yellow straw. Medium intensity, grass, lantana and hints of lanolin. Nice rich fruit palate. Moderate length. Good match

 

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Country Of Origin
New Zealand

Wine Style
Sauvignon Blanc Wines

Grape Variety
- 100%

Geo Indicator or Region
Marlborough

Typical Retail Price
$NZD26.9

Alcohol 12.5% v/v

Sugar NIL g/ltr

Customer Relations Person
Kate McDermid

e-Mail
kate@saintclair.co.nz

Website
www.saintclair.co.nz

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