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Award Winning Wines for » Medium Bodied Dry White Wines - From the 2018 Competition

Saint Clair Family Estate - Saint Clair Pioneer Block 10 Twin Hills Chardonnay - 2016 Medal


BLUE-GOLD Award Winner
and one of the
TOP 1OO Wines of the Competition

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Judges' Comments

Kym Milne
Complex, touch of matchstick on the aroma, plus ripe white nectarine fruit. Fresh, creamy with crisp appley acidity and good length

Warren Gibson
Complex. Some nutty complexity. Rich and complex palate. Some citrus and an excellent match with the dish. Long and lingering

Meg Brodtmann
Flint, oyster shell and apricot kernel on the nose quite an elegant nose. A bit more honeyed and full on the palate with fresh, ripe pineapple, wet stone, a hint of vanilla oak and some sweet mango. The wine appears a little rounder and broader with the fish. Still a a very good wine.

Dr Ken Dobler
Excellent straw green colour. Attractive nose with some white peach and lychee aromas. Attractive reserved palate with good primary fruit and an elegant mouth feel. Food accentuated the primary fruit characters in the wine.

Brent Marris
Creamy coconut nose through to palate. Slight bready, yeast notes with a lovely tropical hint. Integrated oak with a clearly defined structured finish. A good match with the fish as the tropical fruit notes blend in more.

Ying Tan
Oaky, apple, creamy toasty spicy nose. Med-full, dry, balancing acidity, but quite simple. Dry creamy, toasty finish. Long. Snapper is neutral with the wine

 

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Country Of Origin
New Zealand

Wine Style
Medium Bodied Dry White Wines

Grape Variety
- 100%

Geo Indicator or Region
Marlborough

Typical Retail Price
$NZD32.9

Alcohol 13% v/v

Sugar NIL g/ltr

Customer Relations Person
Kate McDermid

e-Mail
kate@saintclair.co.nz

Website
www.saintclair.co.nz

Images from the Competition
SERVICE TEAM MEMBERS ERIK , TOM, PHIL, NAT.
SERVICE TEAM MEMBERS ERIK , TOM, PHIL, NAT.
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