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So far, the 2011s show plenty of promise and some pretty terrific wines and values. At the top of the list, not surprisingly, is Saint Clair. Saint Clair winemaker Matt Thomson is passionate about Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, and he's exploring the region in depth with the Pioneer Block series, which focuses on select parcels and vineyard sites. I like those wines very much but the reserve bottling is truly the standout - aromatic and elegant, and wonderfully delicious.
MaryAnn Worobiec Wine Spectator

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Saint Clair 2008 Vintage

Saint Clair
Vicar's Choice
Pinot Gris

A medium-bodied wine with a refreshing palate of ripe pear and a touch of breadcrust.

Winemaker:

Matt Thomson

Colour:

Pale gold

Aroma:

This wine shows lifted notes of pear and apricot, supported by underlying spice and delicate floral notes.

Palate:

A medium-bodied wine with a refreshing palate and ripe pear and a touch of breadcrust. A well-balanced wine.

Ageing potential:

This wine is drinking well now or is
best enjoyed for up to 18 months from
vintage date.

Wine Analysis:

Alcohol: 13% v/v, Titratable Acidity: 6.0 g/litre, Residual Sugar: 7.7g/litre, pH: 3.32.

Food match:

Enjoy with lightly spiced Asian cuisine.

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