Central Otago

"Soaring snow-capped mountains and glistening rivers nestled deep within ravines (gold rush territory in the 1800s) draw visitors from far and wide.

All of the main winegrowing sub-regions lie within close reach, with the distinctive mountainous terrain providing each with a unique climate, aspect and altitude.

Pinot Noir flourishes in the Central Otago, with a variety of stunning expressions being crafted in the numerous sub-regions. The region is also renowned for producing excellent aromatics, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

Historically noted as ‘pre-eminently suitable’ for winemaking (Bragato, 1895), the region’s first Gold Medal was for ‘Burgundy’ in Sydney in 1881. Stonefruit prevailed until a resurgence in the 1950s, followed by a significant commitment by the 1970s winegrowing pioneers, enduring today in names such as Chard Farm, Rippon, Black Ridge and Gibbston Valley. Central Otago is a tourism stronghold, captivating visitors with a wide range of excellent cellar door facilities and wine-tourism activities. The extreme climate rewards careful site selection with wines of great intensity and finesse, and encourages an increased focus on sub-regional expression." - Wine NZ

Map adapted from Vineyards.com

  • Prophet's Rock Rocky Point Pinot Noir 2018

    Prophet's Rock Rocky Point Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    BOB CAMPBELL 93 POINTS!  "Delicately scented and quite dense pinot noir with dark berry, cherry, plum and hints of wood smoke. Nicely structured wine with a truly dry finish, although. the tannins are underpinned with good fruit sweetness. Very...

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  • Quartz Reef Blanc de Blancs 2013

    Quartz Reef Blanc de Blancs 2013

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    THIS EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF WORLD CLASS MÉTHODE TRADITIONNELLE, HANDCRAFTED IN CENTRAL OTAGO, NEW ZEALAND, BOXED FOR THE PERFECT BUBBLY GIFT!                             ...

    Current stock: 3

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  • Quartz Reef N.V. Methode Traditionnelle

    Quartz Reef N.V. Methode Traditionnelle

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    Wine Front 95 Points! "Biodynamic farming, lees maturation, attention to detail, great vineyard sites. Rudi Bauer of Quartz Reef has many positives in the manifestation of his life work. Beyond that, and so often it’s hard to separate the person who...

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    Current stock: 14

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  • Quartz Reef Pinot Gris 2018

    Quartz Reef Pinot Gris 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    Bob Campbell MW 95 Points!   "The result of an unusually warm growing season - picking started more than a month before the previous year. Ripe, fleshy, dry pinot gris with poached pear, root ginger, ripe apple and nutty yeast lees flavours. A...

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  • Rockburn Pinot Noir 2018

    Rockburn Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    Silver - The Royal Easter Wine Show 20204 stars - Bob Campbell / The Real Review 20205 stars - 95 points - Sam Kim Review 20205 stars - Winestate 2020   "The 2018 vintage yielded beautiful fruit from each of our sites, which we have simply...

    Current stock: 9

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  • Super Nanny Pinot Noir 2018

    Super Nanny Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    CULT, AWARD WINNING PINOT NOIR, DRIVEN BY PLUMMY, DARK FLAVOURS, VERY DENSE AND CONCENTRATED. A RESERVE OR "SUPER" VERSION OF THE REGULAR NANNY GOAT.   "Each season winemaker Alan Peters-Oswald chooses a couple of batches of outstanding...

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  • Super Nanny Pinot Noir 2018 GIFT

    Super Nanny Pinot Noir 2018 GIFT

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    GIFT THIS CULT, AWARD WINNING PINOT NOIR IN A FABULOUS REED SCROLL / CYLINDER. DARK FLAVOURS, VERY DENSE AND CONCENTRATED.                                     ...

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    Current stock: 18

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  • Felton Road Dry Riesling 2019

    Felton Road Dry Riesling 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    "A lifted and intense bouquet of baking spice, apple and mandarin. The saline infused palate is bright, racy and focused. The Dry style makes a statement: taut and austere but with an enduring palate of crushed rocks and salty, apple notes. Exotic,...

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    Current stock: 2

    $38.00
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