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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 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 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.

Raymond Chan

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Top 25 New World Sparkling Wines

Top 25 New World sparkling wines

Our experts tasted through 95 latest-release premium bubbles from North and South America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa to bring you the best 25 available in the UK today.

# 15 - Quartz Reef, Brut, Central Otago, New Zealand NV     90

Tropical richness and herbal notes on the nose.

The palate boasts generous, crunchy red berry fruits and lightly toasted pistachio nuts.

A welcome tangy lemon note brings freshness.

A good fizz for food.

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Andy Howard MW - DECANTER November 2016 - Reviewed November 2016