"Saint Clair lead the hunt for distinctive terroir in the New World, and their Pioneer Block range throws up some real gems. Add to this the supreme quality of New Zealand's 2009 vintage, and you have a beautifully drinking bargain that will continue improving for another 5 years. Luscious raspberry and plum fruit abound on the nose with a tantalising hint of sweet smokey spice. Impeccably balanced acidity and gorgeously round, long-lasting mouthfeel make this my favourite Pinot to date. When matched with grilled tuna steak, this wine may induce a foodgasm... "