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"Saint Clair is New Zealand's supreme sauvignon blanc maker so it's hardly surprising to discover they make the best sparkling example...Delicious!"
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Awards & Accolades

Marlborough Merlot 2003

Awards

  • Bronze: Bragato Wine Awards 2005, 2004
  • 4 Stars: Cuisine Magazine, November 2005
  • 4 Stars: Winestate 2005 Regional Tasting
  • Peters Picks: Peter Saunders Food & Beverage Marketplace, July 2005

Accolades

"Has savoury aromas with contrasting sweet fruit flavours, lots of creamy oak, a hint of liquorice and a long juicy finish. It proves that some good reds - other that pinot noir - can come out of Marlborough."
Sue Courtney, Rodney Times, 23 June 2005


"Here's a clean and spunky wine just starting to unfold. Satisfying now; best late 2005 into 2008."
Peter Saunders, Food & Beverage Magazine, July 2005