Saint Clair Highly Awarded in Cuisine Top 10 Wine Tasting

Once again, Saint Clair Family Estate has their line-up of wines featuring predominantly through the Sauvignon Blanc tasting pages of New Zealand’s iconic wine and food lover’s magazine Cuisine.

The magazine is a household staple, trusted by an audience of over 280,000 is filled with informative and innovative content. Including, hot new ingredients to seasonal feasts and decadent desserts, along with what is new and exciting in the restaurant world and of course the very best wines to buy.


January 2023 (Issue #215) hitting the shelves today, contains an in-depth review of some of New Zealand’s finest Sauvignon Blanc wines. The Cuisine tasting panel awarded only eight wines, the highly acclaimed 5-Star rating. Three of these eight wines rated 5-Stars are from family-owned Marlborough winery, Saint Clair Family Estate.

This appears to be a common occurrence with Saint Clair achieving at this consistently high standard:
Cuisine Jan 2021 Issue #203 - Saint Clair had five Sauvignon Blanc’s receiving 5-Star rating.
Cuisine Jan 2020 Issue #198 – Saint Clair had four Sauvignon Blanc’s receiving 5-Star rating.

Neal Ibbotson (Managing Director) comments, “It is part of Saint Clair’s mission to produce the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc and to receive this recognition, by a panel of wine experts, is an outstanding achievement for our team. We are fortunate to have some of the best vineyard sites in Marlborough (possibly the world) to produce top-quality Sauvignon Blanc. This combined with the efforts of a highly skilled team, has enabled us to be on the journey to achieve our mission to produce some of New Zealand’s finest Sauvignon Blanc.”


The following Saint Clair wines rated highly (Cuisine Magazine Issue 215):

5 Stars. No. 2 Saint Clair Pioneer Block 20 Cash Block Sauvignon Blanc 2022

5 Stars. No. 4 Saint Clair Pioneer Block 1 Foundation Sauvignon Blanc 2022

5 Stars. No. 7 Saint Clair Pioneer Block 6 Oh Block Sauvignon Blanc 2022

In addition to this Saint Clair’s Vicar’s Choice Sauvignon Blanc 2022 achieved a highly credible result being ranked a 4-Star rating and ‘Best Buy’.


Results like this clearly distinguish Saint Clair Family Estate as one of New Zealand’s leading Sauvignon Blanc producers. If you’ve not yet purchased this newly released Cuisine magazine, treat yourself, and learn some more about some of the best Sauvignon Blanc that money can buy.


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