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As a pioneer of Central Otago, Rudi Bauer understands and believes with a passion in the wonderful future for Central Otago as a fine wine growing region. With two decades of experience making first-class wine there, he sees himself at the beginning of the journey, one that will by necessity be carried on by generations after him.<br /><br />Raymond Chan As a pioneer of Central Otago, Rudi Bauer understands and believes with a passion in the wonderful future for Central Otago as a fine wine growing region. With two decades of experience making first-class wine there, he sees himself at the beginning of the journey, one that will by necessity be carried on by generations after him.<br /><br />Raymond Chan Quartz Reef applies the proven winemaking talents of Austrian-born Rudi Bauer, who continues to enjoy & explore the Pinot Noir's many dimensions, and the convergence of the old and the new wine worlds. In Central Otago, every day is a holiday. This landscape is so fantastic and the region is so strkingly beautiful and it's a bonus to grow grapes so well here.<br /><br />Rudi Bauer In Central Otago, every day is a holiday. This landscape is so fantastic and the region is so strkingly beautiful and it's a bonus to grow grapes so well here.<br /><br />Rudi Bauer

Wine Reviews

WEEKEND WINE - JOELLE THOMSON

Joelle Thomson discusses Central Otago Pinot Noir with Jesse Mulligan

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  • Be sure to listen to near the end, when they talk about our Bendigo Estate Single Ferment Pinot Noir 2013

Joelle Thomoson - Reviewed March 2016

Methode Traditionnelle Vintage 2010

XXXXX     96 Points

A blend of Chardonnay (93%) and Pinot Noir with 45 months en tirage. Taut, pure wine with an ethereal texture and subtle toast/brioche yeast lees characters. Long and linear Méthode.

Very impressive by any measure. (Cork)

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The Real Review - Bob Campbell MW www.therealreview.com - Reviewed March 2016

Methode Traditionnelle Vintage 2010

XXXXX     96 / 100

A blend of Chardonnay (93% ) and Pinot Noir with 45 months en tirage. A taut and pure wine, with an ethereal texture and subtle toast, brioche, yeast lees characters. Long and linear Methode.

"Very impressive by any measure."

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Bob Campbell MW www.bobswinereviews.com - Reviewed March 2016