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

Saint Clair
Marlborough Premium
Riesling

Off dry, with aromatic citrus and floral notes.

Winemaker:

Matt Thomson and Hamish Clark

Colour:

Pale straw with a green hue.

Aroma:

Bright citrus aromas with a hint of spice and floral notes.

Palate:

The palate offers fresh bursts of lime and orange with an underlying creaminess. The fruit flavours give a sweet impression which finishes dry.

Ageing potential:

Perfect for immediate drinking, this wine will continue to evolve and reward for at least the next three years.

Winemaking:

Each batch was tank fermented separately at cool temperatures using yeast strains selected to retain freshness and intensity of fruit flavour. After ferment each batch was assessed for quality and the most premium batches were selected for this blend. The wine was then balanced, stabilised and prepared for bottling.

Viticulture:

Grapes were sourced from several different vineyard sites planted in the Dog Point, Omaka and Brancott valleys. The fruit was picked at the peak of flavour development.

Wine Analysis:

Alcohol: 11% v/v, Titratable Acidity: 7.7 g/litre, Residual Sugar: 9.6 g/l, pH: 2.95.

Food match:

A perfect lunchtime wine which matches well with fresh fish.

Awards

  • Silver, Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2016