Saint Clair Pioneer Block Sauvignon and Pinot


See Sauvignon – methoxypyrazines v thiols for the background to this tasting in London with Saint Clair winemaker Matt Thomson (pictured left).

I have given UK stockists and/or prices for a few of the wines but some are either no longer commercially available or sold through restaurants only. Contact Saint Clair’s UK agent Hallgarten Druitt for further information (tel +44 (0)1582 722538 or email For availability elsewhere, try

Details in italics were provided by Saint Clair.


The naming of the so-called Pioneer Blocks – the source of these single vineyard wines – is potentially confusing...