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The single vineyard ‘Pioneer Block’ wines of Saint Clair require separate handling, the winery using 250 small tanks to manage this. The amount of detail for winemakers Matt Thomson and Hamish Clark and their team is considerable, but the result is a fascinating range of wines that express their origin and site. In essence Saint Clair is bottling ‘terroir’ for keen wine enthusiasts to ponder and enjoy. The quality per se of the ‘Pioneer Block’ wines has been extremely high as well, reflecting the identification of superior as well as individual vineyards by Saint Clair’s owner Neal Ibbotson.
Raymond Chan www.raymondchanwinereviews.co.nz

Awards & Accolades

Godfrey's Creek Reserve Gewurztraminer 2007

Awards

  • Silver: 87 Points Taste NZ Magazine - Bob Campbell M.W. 2008 Jan
  • Silver: Liquorland Top 100 International Wine Competition 2008 - NZ
  • Bronze: Royal Easter Wine Show Awards 2008 - NZ
  • Bronze: Bragato Wine Awards 2008 - NZ
  • Bronze: The New Zealand International Wine Show 2008 - NZ
  • Bronze: International Aromatic Wine Competition 2007 - NZ
  • Bronze: Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2007 - NZ
  • Bronze: Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2008 - NZ
  • 3 Stars: Marlborough Regional Tasting Winestate Magazine - Michael Cooper March/April 2008

Accolades

"Versatile, smart Marlborough producer delivering excellent value, well-crafted wines. Medium-bodied with soft texture. Crushed rose petals, lychees and Turkish delight."
Weekend Herald, Canvas Section, 1 August 2009


“Pretty rather than powerful, with soft florals on the nose and gently spiced white-stonefruit flavours in the mouth. It’s a dry wine, but there is a slight sweetness in the long and delicate finish.”
The Christchurch Press, 16 September 2009