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Saint Clair 2008 Vintage

Saint Clair
Marlborough Premium
Pinot Noir

A delicious fruit driven style, medium-bodied with a soft, round palate and flavours of blackberry and boysenberry.

Winemaker:

Matt Thomson

Colour:

Bright ruby

Aroma:

Lifted notes of raspberry, blackberries and cherries are complemented by subtle savoury notes.

Palate:

A luscious medium-bodied Pinot Noir with a palate showing blackberry and boysenberry with hints of raspberry and redcurrant. This wine has a soft, full palate, well-balanced acidity and supple tannins. A mixture of new and seasoned French oak provide rich, savoury notes on the palate with a full, lingering finish.

Ageing potential:

Perfect for drinking immediately this wine will mature into a fuller, more complex wine with careful cellaring for up to five years from vintage date.

Wine Analysis:

Alcohol: 13% v/v, Titratable Acidity: 6.0g/litre, pH: 3.50.

Food match:

Best matched with barbecued lamb, strongly flavoured fish or authentic Italian pasta with meat sauces.

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