“A superb cabernet indeed” – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 8, 2014
Deep red/purple colour with a smoky, oak-tinged, stylishly soy-laced bouquet, and a trace of tapenade. It’s full-bodied and very intense, concentrated and powerful, yet also retains elegance. The wine is very pure, very fine and very penetrating. A superb cabernet indeed, and one that will live for many years. Author: Huon Hooke Source: HuonHooke.com Review […]
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“An elegant wine. Smells fantastic.” – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 18, 2014
Lavender scents over blackcurrant juice with a big whiff of ‘Aussie bush’ character. Smells fantastic. Sits high and fresh in the palate, almost squeaky in texture with puckering tannins trimming the firm cassis-like fruit profile. There’s more of the herbal stuff to taste, but seamless in the mix. An elegant wine. Author: Mike Bennie Source: […]
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“Rich, ripe and elegant” – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 17, 2014
Deep red colour with a strong purple rim. The bouquet is very foresty and has a trace of eucalyptus, the palate is full-bodied and quite firm, with lashings of tannin, but the tannins are ripe and smooth. Rich, ripe and elegant in the mouth. Its not minty but foresty, with a savoury spectrum of aromas […]
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“A magnificent example” – 95 – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 9, 2014
A magnificent example from Wrattonbully. Powerful blue/black fruit aromatics reel you in, supplemented with cedary spice, dried herb a little char and black olive. Power and reach with an elegant framework, excellent structure that will provide for a long road ahead. Graphite mineral and exquisite grained tannin. Length does not do justice to the wine. […]
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“Beautifully poised; very elegant; extremely drinkable” – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 9, 2014
Talented young couple Xavier and Lucy Bizot, both blessed with impeccable wine industry credentials, are making some stunning wines from the under-rated Wrattonbully region of South Australia. Their complex and intense 2013 Terre a Terre sauvignon blanc is among the best in the country and this cabernet sauvignon, made in tiny quantities, could confidently be […]
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“super-elegant medium bodied cabernet” 95 points – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 29, 2014
Grown on the very close-planted estate vineyard, with a density of 4444 vines per hectare, and a fruiting wire only 50cm above ground. There were no tricks to the fermentation, whereafter the wine was pressed to 4-year-old French barriques, and after 7 months was racked to a 1-year-old 4000l foudre (French vat), where it spent […]
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93 points – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 28, 2014
Deeply coloured with powerful and densely ripe blackberry and cedar fruit supported by ample, creamy oak. Full bodied and robust fruit underpinned by savoury tannins with freshness to acidity make for a wine best in the medium term. Source: WineGenius.com Review Date: Monday, July 28, 2014 Drinking Range: 2016 – 2023 Score: 93
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Advertiser TOP 100 – “a wine that is blessed” – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 26, 2014
Here’s a wine that is blessed with the twin virtues of elegance and finesse. It opens with a fragrant swirl of red and black currants before drawing you in to a lithe and detailed palate unencumbered by a single extraneous ounce of flab or fat. A really lovely example of the “luncheon claret” style. Author: […]
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94/100 – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 23, 2014
WINEMAKER Xavier Bizot is building a strong reputation for the quality of his wines. This cab sav has strong dark fruit flavours on a bouquet of spices and sage. Author: Peter Chapman Source: Syndicated Qld newspapers Review Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Rated: 94 / 100
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“High fives all round.” – 18.2/20 – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 2, 2014
Every year Xavier Bizot’s Terre à Terre vineyard gets a little older, the back-breakingly short, close-planted vines get a little stronger and the wines get a little more ethereal. Indeed this 2012 Cabernet is easily the best wine yet with a Terre à Terre label. High fives all round. A light maroon red colour (I’m […]
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