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"Clair Family Estate now sits alongside Villa Maria as one of New Zealand’s most awarded wineries. And it’s nice to know it’s still New Zealand family-owned."
Saint Clair 2007 Vintage
This Merlot is an elegant and stylish wine with flavours of plum, cherry and boysenberry, well-balanced acidity and a warm, lingering finish.
Colour:Dense ruby red
Aroma:Lifted aromas of plum, dark cherries and a hint of spice.
Palate:Medium-bodied with flavours of ripe plums, cherries and boysenberries layered with hints of spicy, oak. It is an elegant and stylish wine with wellbalanced acidity and a warm, lingering finish.
Ageing potential:Drinking well now, this wine will continue to develop for the next one to four years.
Alcohol: 13%v/v, Titratable Acidity: 5.5g/litre, pH: 3.57.
Food match:Ideal with barbecued or grilled beef or lamb.