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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."
Peter Simic Winestate Press Release

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Other Vintages: 2014 | 2013 | 2012
Saint Clair 2008 Vintage

Saint Clair
Marlborough Premium
Riesling

This light-bodied, elegant wine shows refreshing citrus, honey and lime flavours with a round, smooth finish.

Winemaker:

Matt Thomson

Colour:

Pale straw

Aroma:

Bright citrus aromas of sweet lime and a touch of mandarin leap from the glass with subtle hints of fresh spring flowers.

Palate:

This light-bodied, easy drinking wine shows distinct Riesling characters of ripe limes and grapefruit on the palate. The wine has a distinct mineral note and good fruit weight which follows through with well-balanced acidity and a round, smooth, pleasing finish.

Ageing potential:

Perfect for drinking immediately, this Riesling will continue to reward for the next two to three years.

Wine Analysis:

Alcohol: 12.5%, Titratable Acidity: 7.8g/litre, Residual Sugar: 8.2g/litre, pH: 3.11.

Food match:

Enjoy on its own or match with fresh
seafood, roast pork with apple sauce,
or lightly spiced Thai curries.

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