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Saint Clair 2007 Vintage

Saint Clair
Omaka Reserve Chardonnay 2007

A deliciously full-bodied and rich wine with complex stone fruit flavours and a touch of spice.

Winemaker:

Matt Thomson

Colour:

Pale gold

Aroma:

An intense and complex nose with aromas of white peach and honeysuckle and subtle oak savoury bacon notes.

Palate:

A deliciously full-bodied and rich wine with complex stone fruit flavours and a touch of spice, supported by underlying savoury oak notes and subtle yeast autolysis characters. The palate is elegant and full with firm acidity and a lingering finish.

Ageing potential:

Perfect for drinking immediately, this Chardonnay will age well bottle with careful cellaring up for to four years from vintage date.

Viticulture:

The fruit for this wine is made up of small batches of fruit from Saint Clair’s own Omaka vineyard, planted with Clone 95 and the Mendoza Clone.

Analysis:

Alcohol: 14% v/v, Titratable Acidity: 6.5g/litre, Residual Sugar: 2.9g/litre, pH: 3.52.

Food match:

Perfect with seafood with rich creambased sauces or lightly spiced Thai chicken currries.

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Awards

  • Gold, NZ International Wine Show 2009
  • Gold List, Sommelier Wine Awards 2009 - UK