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Saint Clair 2016 Vintage

Saint Clair
Vicar's Choice
Pinot Gris Bright Light

A lighter way to enjoy a fresh and luscious Marlborough Pinot Gris.


Stewart Maclennan and Hamish Clark


Light gold.


Golden pear, fresh bread crust and apple blossom aromas.


A light and elegant texture with red apple, pear and cinnamon flavours, finishes crisp and refreshing.

Ageing potential:

Ready to drink now, this wine will continue to reward over the next few years.


The grapes were harvested at optimum flavour ripeness but before the sugar level was too high. This allowed a lower alcohol wine to be produced. Fermented in stainless steel, the fermentation was stopped with a little residual sugar remaining to balance the natural acidity and add richness. Eight percent was also fermented in seasoned oak to build complexity. With a selection of specific yeasts used to increase mouth feel and help to keep the alcohol level low. The wine was lightly fined and filtered prior to bottling.

Wine Analysis:

Alcohol: 9.5% v/v, Titratable Acidity: 6.2g/litre, Residual Sugar: 7.6g/L, pH: 3.26.

Food match:

With its lower alcohol this wine is ideal as an aperitif and complements a wide variety of cheese.