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"Saint Clair not only won the prize for Wine Company of the Year for best overall performance in the tastings, but its chief winemaker Matt Thomson was named Winemaker of the Year for the second time in three years."
Pioneer Block 9 Big John Riesling
Grapes from a site in the lower Brancott Valley were specifically chosen for Pioneer Block 9 wines due to the evenness of the soils and the age of the vines.
These wines are made in a Germanic Spatlese style, with the natural residual grape sugar balanced by firm acidity creating an off-dry impression.
The name of this vineyard reflects its 6ft 10in owner, John Walsh, affectionately known in viticultural circles as Big John. He and his wife Lynne are Saint Clair’s major grape growers.