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SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE WORLD CLASS SUCCESS

14-Nov-13

The largest officially recognised wine competition in the world, the AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge, has awarded family owned Marlborough winery Saint Clair Family Estate the trophy for Best New Zealand Producer of the Year 2013, plus the trophy for best Sauvignon Blanc for Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2012. This prestigious wine competition follows a stringent blind tasting protocol assessing wines from over 1700 producers across 37 nations.

 The largest officially recognised wine competition in the world, the AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge, has awarded family owned Marlborough winery Saint Clair Family Estate the trophy for Best New Zealand Producer of the Year 2013, plus the trophy for best Sauvignon Blanc for Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2012. This prestigious wine competition follows a stringent blind tasting protocol assessing wines from over 1700 producers across 37 nations.

 
The announcement arrives at the same time as the Sydney International Wine Competition released the names of their gold medal winners. This international wine show is unlike others as judges assess wines not only for their technical excellence, but also alongside a food dish specifically created to be matched with wines of similar palate weight.
 
TOP 100 BLUE-GOLD
Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Grüner Veltliner 2012
Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Pinot Noir 2012
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 23 Master Block Pinot Noir 2012
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 1 Foundation Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 3 43 Degrees Sauvignon Blanc 2013
 
BLUE-GOLD
Saint Clair Godfrey’s Creek Reserve Noble Riesling 2013
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 5 Bull Block Grüner Veltliner 2012
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 22 Barn Block Pinot Noir 2012
Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2013
 
The trophies for this highly regarded international wine show will be announced at a presentation banquet in 2014.
 
The ongoing consistent show success is a reflection of dependable quality enhancing Saint Clair Family Estates reputation as a leading world-class wine producer.