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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 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 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.

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.

Raymond Chan

Wine Reviews

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Quartz Reef Bendigo Estate Pinot Noir 2012

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96/100 - Outstanding wine

Richer and more intense than the regular label - clearly a better drop although not showing the seductive charm of the lighter and more perfumed wine.  Black cherry, blackcurrant, thyme and dark chocolate.

Bob Campbell - Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine Aug/Sep 2014 - Reviewed August 2014

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Quartz Reef's classic Kiwi sparkling wine is a great choice for the toast, with its fine notes of pear and apple over a savoury undercurrent and exhilarating line of citrus and flinty mineral

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Jo Burzynska - NZ Herald VIVA WINE - Reviewed August 2014