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Saint Clair Family Estate Pinot Noir Trophy at the Easter Show Wine Awards 2014

23-Mar-14

The prestigious New Zealand Winegrower Pinot Noir trophy was presented to Saint Clair Family Estate on Saturday night at the Easter Show Wine Awards 2014 ceremony, held in Auckland. Saint Clair Family Estate Winemaker Hamish Clark attended the presentation ceremony to receive the trophy for the Saint Clair Pioneer Block 22 Barn Block Pinot Noir 2012.

The prestigious New Zealand Winegrower Pinot Noir trophy was presented to Saint Clair Family Estate on Saturday night at the Easter Show Wine Awards 2014 ceremony, held in Auckland. Saint Clair Family Estate Winemaker Hamish Clark attended the presentation ceremony to receive the trophy for the Saint Clair Pioneer Block 22 Barn Block Pinot Noir 2012.
 
Last year Saint Clair took home the Champion Sauvignon Blanc Trophy and the Champion Gewürztraminer Trophy from this esteemed New Zealand Wine Show. This year it is the Pinot Noir that shone for the family owned Marlborough winery.
 
Saint Clair Family Estate was awarded a total of six gold medals across the Sauvignon Blanc, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir varietals with their fun loving Vicar’s Choice Sauvignon Blanc included in this gold medal selection. 
 
The following wines received gold medals;
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 18 Snap Block Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 2 Swamp Block Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Saint Clair Vicar’s Choice Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 14 Doctor’s Creek Pinot Noir 2012
Saint Clair Pioneer block 22 Barn Block Pinot Noir 2012
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 12 Lone Gum Gewürztraminer 2013
 
Hamish Clark comments “what a brilliant way to start what looks like being a terrific vintage. Winning awards such as this gives the Saint Clair team reassurance that the persistence and determination to focus on quality, both in the vineyard and in the winery, is reflective in the consistent show success across a range of our wines. It is a team that I am proud to be a part of.”