Saint ClairOmaka Reserve Chardonnay 2020Product code: 14710
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Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Chardonnay is a highly esteemed New Zealand wine. This premium wine combines ripe fruit flavours with an impressive depth of complexity, reflecting its meticulous barrel ferment and lees ageing in French oak. The palate reveals a beautiful balance of golden peaches, ripe citrus, toasted brioche and elegant vanilla undertones, making it deeply indulgent. Its bright acidity and creamy texture lead to an exquisite, prolonged finish. This chardonnay is perfect for those special occasions or to simply savour its rich, opulent flavour profile. Sip it with a matured cheese or a seafood platter for the most delightful experience.
An elegant and silky wine, with fragrant peach aromas, layered with toasted spice and subtle vanilla notes. Concentrated notes of fresh peach, ripe grapefruit and biscuity notes on the palate continue on the long finish.
About the Winery
Founded in the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand, Saint Clair Winery is one of the pioneering vineyards that has etched its prestige in the wine industry. With its rich heritage since the 1970s, Saint Clair is a family-owned enterprise that performs wonders in the realm of viticulture and winemaking.
Saint Clair Winery bears the profound influence of its founders and wine enthusiasts, Neal and Judy Ibbotson. Their sheer dedication and passion seep into every wine bottle they produce. They've synergistically combined their extensive experience in growing grapes with the prowess of an outstanding winemaking team. This remarkable amalgamation has led to the birth of globally renowned and award-winning wines.
The winery boasts a diverse range of wine styles drawing from Marlborough’s different sub-regions. Each wine exhibits a distinct character nurtured by the region’s unique soil structure, climate and surrounding topography. Saint Clair's Sauvignon Blanc is a flagship product, gaining global acclaim for its distinct freshness, intensity and vibrancy; equally noteworthy are the Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay selections.
However, Saint Clair is not all about wine; the vineyard offers an experiential journey. They run a blissful Cellar Door and Café, which sits in the midst of the vineyard. Here, guests are treated to wine tasting experiences and culinary delights that disclose the beautiful harmony between wine and food.
Endeavoring to produce wines of utmost quality, Saint Clair commits to sustainable practices. These include water recycling, energy efficiency and a reduced use of chemicals in vineyards.
In essence, Saint Clair Winery marries tradition presented in each drop of their wines, with innovation visible in their sustainable practices. It’s their history, the dedicated people behind the brand and the quality of their products that irrefutably make Saint Clair a revered name in the world of winemaking. This profound love and passion for wine are what keep the spirit of Saint Clair alive, ensuring constant evolution and consistent quality, across the globe.