GOLD MEDAL | NZ International Wine Show
SILVER MEDAL | Royal Easter Show Wine Awards
Saint Clair's Pioneer Block range showcases exceptional parcels of fruit from special growing sites. This excellent offering from the Gimblett Gravels puts top quality merlot on your table for a song. Full-bodied with layers of dark berry fruits and notes of toasty oak on the finish. All class.
The winery writes "Aromas of wild blackberry, raspberry conserve and hints of new leather combined espresso coffee and a hint of spice. Full-bodied and concentrated with layers of ripe blackberry, blueberry and dried autumn fruits. The palate is dense and rich with powdered cocoa-like structure and toasted oak on the finish with a hint of fresh coffee bean.Perfect for drinking immediately this wine will continue to develop and delight for a five plus years from vintage date."