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Saint Clair Family Estate Score a Six

24-Jun-13

A total of six gold medals, including two for Pinot Noir, across five different varieties and varying vintages were awarded to Saint Clair Family Estate at the Spiegelau International Wine Competition held in Marlborough last week.

A total of six gold medals, including two for Pinot Noir, across five different varieties and varying vintages were awarded to Saint Clair Family Estate at the Spiegelau International Wine Competition held in Marlborough last week. 
 
Over a period of several days the judging panel of 12, including three Australian judges and one from Singapore, sampled and evaluated entrants from across the world. The Spiegelau International Wine Competition aims to conclude a comprehensive and independent review of wines available in the New Zealand market place.
 
Saint Clair Family Estate is incredibly proud to announce that their family owned Marlborough wine brand scored a grand total of six gold medals. 
 
GOLD Saint Clair Godfrey’s Creek Reserve Gewurztraminer 2009
GOLD Saint Clair Godfrey’s Creek Reserve Pinot Gris 2012
GOLD Saint Clair Pioneer Block 9 Big John Riesling 2012
GOLD Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012
GOLD Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Pinot Noir 2012
GOLD Saint Clair Pioneer Block 12 Lone Gum Pinot Noir 2011
 
“Being awarded top scores for a range of wines such as this is a tribute to our excellent team both at the winery and in the vineyards” comments Saint Clair Managing Director Neal Ibbotson. “It is a great thrill to be recognised across such a wide range of varietals, as well as varying price points and vintages.”
 
Endorsement such as this reflects an incredibly high standard of quality throughout the Saint Clair portfolio, further securing their reputation as a leading New Zealand wine producer.