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Saint Clair Flying Gold Class at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards

12-Nov-14

Saint Clair Family Estate are thrilled to announce success with a range of varieties achieving pure gold status at the Air New Zealand wine awards. This is a premier New Zealand wine competition running for over thirty years, where the finest wines are selected from more than 1,500 entries.

Saint Clair Family Estate are thrilled to announce success with a range of varieties achieving pure gold status at the Air New Zealand wine awards. This is a premier New Zealand wine competition running for over thirty years, where the finest wines are selected from more than 1,500 entries.
 
The family owned winery has consistently been awarded for its quality wine since the company was first established in the early 90’s. This prestigious show has recognised Saint Clair’s top quality awarding pure gold to the following wines;
 
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 9 Big John Riesling 2013
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 3 43 Degrees Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 4 Sawcut Chardonnay 2013
Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Pinot Noir 2013
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 22 Barn Block Pinot Noir 2012
 
The flight to award success does not stop there with the announcement of the Sydney International Wine Competition medal winners. Quality across a range of varietals is again evident with the following gold award winning wines;
 
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 3 43 Degrees Sauvignon Blanc 2014 – Top 100 Blue Gold
Saint Clair Awatere Valley Reserve Noble Riesling 2013 – Top 100 Blue Gold 
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 17 Plateau Shiraz 2013 – Top 100 Blue Gold
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 11 Cell Block Chardonnay 2013 – Top 100 Blue Gold
Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Pinot Noir 2013 – Blue Gold
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 10 Twin Hills Pinot Noir 2013 – Blue Gold
Saint Clair Marlborough Premium Chardonnay 2013 – Gold
Saint Clair Godfrey’s Creek Reserve Noble Riesling 2013 – Gold
 
True to Saint Clair tradition, Saint Clair owners Neal and Judy Ibbotson will be taking many of the Saint Clair team to the Air New Zealand Wine Awards black tie dinner in Hawke’s Bay next weekend, where the trophy winning wines will be announced.  Neal comments; “this is an opportunity for Judy and I to acknowledge the incredible effort our entire team make to achieve quality through each and every aspect of our business. Gold medal success such as this is a great tribute to the team and further enhances the reputation of Saint Clair as a leading New Zealand wine producer.”