Quartz Reef Bendigo Estate Single Ferment Pinot Noir (2019)

Certified organic and biodynamic, the powerful 2018 vintage (5*) is 'a single ferment . . . personally selected by Rudi Bauer as it best expresses the Bendigo Estate vineyard' in Central Otago. Estate-grown and hand-harvested, it was matured for 15 months in French oak casks, and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Deep ruby, it is an authoritative, concentrated, well-structured red, with obvious potential. Mouthfilling, it has deep, ripe plum, spice and nut flavours, good tannin backbone, notable complexity, and a lasting finish. The 2019 vintage (5*) is a deep ruby, mouthfilling red, powerful but not heavy, with dense, ripe cherry, plum and spice flavours, showing lovely concentration, good tannin backbone and obvious long-term potential. It should be a 10-year wine.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $85 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022

This wine is a Super Classic.

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