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The success that Saint Clair has enjoyed with its sauvignon blanc is sure to now extend to its pinots.
Bob Campbell MW Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

Awards & Accolades

Pioneer Block 1 Foundation Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Awards

  • Trophy: New Zealand International Wine Show 2009
  • Gold: NZ International Wine Show 2009
  • 4 ½ Stars: Winestate Magazine Special Edition 2009
  • 90 points: Wine Spectator 2010

Accolades

Not quite as distinctive as some of the other 2009 Block offerings from St. Clair, this is nonetheless a solid wine, exhibiting gently leafy nuances layered over pick grapefruit and melon flavors. It’s mainstream in style, not overly heavy, with a crisp, refreshing finish. —J.C. Wine Enthusiast (Sept Issue 2010)
J.C.