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Saint Clair Family Estate Shine in Sydney

16 November 2015

Sydney International Wine Competition has announced their winners and Saint Clair Family Estate has won the highly acclaimed SIWC Perpetual Trophy for Best Semi Sweet White Wine of Competition with its Saint Clair Pioneer Block 9 Big John Riesling 2013
Traditionally recognised for their flagship varietal Sauvignon Blanc Saint Clair Family Estate is being awarded an ever increasing number of trophies for other varietals within their extensive portfolio. The family owned Marlborough wine company is proud of this consistent and ongoing success which continues to further cement their reputation as a leading New Zealand wine producer.
Other outstanding and successful wines from Saint Clair recognised in this international wine competition are as follows;
Top 100 Winner – Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Grüner Veltliner 2014
Blue Gold Winner – Saint Clair Pioneer Block 10 Twin Hills Pinot Noir 2014
Blue Gold Winner – Saint Clair Pioneer Block 14 Doctor’s Creek Pinot Noir 2014
Blue Gold Winner – Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Gold Winner – Saint Clair Awatere Valley Reserve Noble Riesling 2013
Gold Winner – Saint Clair Pioneer Block 11 Cell Block Chardonnay 2014
Gold Winner – Saint Clair Pioneer Block 17 Plateau Syrah 2014
This announcement closely followed the release of the AWC Vienna results where Saint Clair Family Estate has been recognised as the Best New Zealand Producer of the Year 2015! The gold medal status achievement in this international wine competition displays Saint Clair’s total commitment to the Sauvignon Blanc category with four gold medals awarded across each different price point.
Gold – Saint Clair Vicar’s Choice Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Gold – Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Gold – Saint Clair Pioneer Block 3 43 Degrees Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Gold – Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Gold – Saint Clair Pioneer Block 14 Doctor’s Creek Pinot Noir 2013
This ongoing and consistent award success is attributed to a team effort with uncompromising focus on quality at each stage of the winemaking process from the vineyard through to the finished wine.

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