“built to age gracefully” – 2012 Sauvignon Blanc

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 26, 2014
Matched to a dish of Beef Carpaccio with horse radish and creme fraiche dressing: “Run and managed by husband and wife Lucy Croser and Xavier Bizot, this is an approachable, punchy style with upfront passionfruit and tropical characters. Although primary now, it’s built to age gracefully. This dish has a well- balanced marriage of rich, […]
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“exceptional Sauvignon Blanc from Terre a Terre” – 2012 Sauvignon Blanc

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On October 8, 2013
Another exceptional Sauvignon Blanc from Terre a Terre. Youthfully green tinted straw in colour and exuding ripe, tropical and pungent class. It is a delightful blend of concentrated, almost viscous lime and kiwi. The added complexity gained by a clever oak regime lifts it above many of its peers. Unlike most new world Sauvignon Blancs, […]
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Australian Wine Companion 2014 results

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 25, 2013
The 2014 versions of James Halliday’s annual publication, The Australian Wine Companion, has been released with Terre à Terre performing exceptionally well. Once again Terre à Terre has received 5 red stars marking it as an “Outstanding” producer. Here are the full reviews from the book: Down to Earth 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Pale straw-green; an […]
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long and lucious – 2012 Sauvignon Blanc – 95 points

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 7, 2013
Bright straw-green; continuing Terre à Terre’s tradition of exceptionally complex sauvignon blanc in a white Bordeaux mould; fermented in six 600-litre French oak casks plus 14 old barriques, and matured in those vessels for seven months, with three months of lees stirring. Literally coats the mouth, but is not phenolic, just long and luscious. Author: […]
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Kind words for our 2012 Sauv Blanc from the great Jancis Robinson

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 2, 2013
A great review from one of the worlds top palates – Jancis Robinson Distinctly firm, very fresh, fruity but not at all sweet tyle of Sauvignon with a certain mineral quality. I can’t think of any other Sauvignon Blanc that tastes like this – so much the better! Winemaker Xavier Bizot (of the Bollinger champagne […]
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“A new direction for Australian Sauvignon”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 2, 2013
In the generic London tasting I found the Rieslings particularly good (surprise, surprise) and was glad to see evidence that current styles may be a little less austere than they have been in some recent vintages. I was also extremely impressed by a couple of Sauvignon Blancs. Shaw + Smith’s prowess with this fashionable variety […]
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A very serious modern sauvignon – 2012 Terre à Terre Sauvignon Blanc

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On March 24, 2013
Xavier (Bizot, Terre à Terre winemaker) rates this as perhaps the finest Terre à Terre Sauvignon Blanc to date, the vintage conditions ‘almost ideal’. Most South Australian winemakers seems to love their ’12s actually, almost without exception, particularly for the reds. Early results looks pretty good too… Fermented in a range of older French barriques […]
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2012 Sauvignon Blanc – Intriguing, 91+ points

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On January 31, 2013
The Terre à Terre label is brought to you by the husband and wife team of Xavier Bizot and Lucy Croser. This is the fourth release of their barrel fermented Sauvignon Blanc. A voluptuous wine with a creamy, toasty, tropical fruited nose. Luscious gooseberry and passionfruit with a line of grapefruit acidity running through those […]
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Two opinions on the 2012 Terre a Terre Sauvignon Blanc

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On January 17, 2013
Mike Bennie says: From the husband and wife combo of Xavier Bizot and Lucy Croser comes this lees aged, barrel fermented sauvignon blanc that comes off the same limestone ridge that the impressive Whalebone Vineyard is on in Wrattonbully. Interesting countryside up there, lots of native vegetation around – and like the Whalebone Vineyard the […]
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2012 Terre a Terre Sauvignon Blanc: Full Frontal Fruit

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On January 8, 2013
Full-frontal ripe fruit impacted with oak, making a definite statement. It has great herbal and lemon flavours and gob-smacking texture are all part of the intense experience it serves up. Author: Tony Love Source: Courier Mail, Daily Telegraph, Advertiser etc. Review Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Rated: 4.5 Glasses Value: Special Food: Goat’s cheese tart
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