Sarah Ahmed reviews Terre à Terre’s latest releases

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 7, 2017
Author: Sarah Ahmed Source: http://thewinedetective.co.uk Date: 23 January 2017 A strong wine pedigree lies behind Wrattonbully’s Terre à Terre label.  Xavier Bizot is the son of a former Bollinger chairman, Christian Bizot while Lucy Croser’s father – arch Australian terroirist, Brian Croser – helps explain how the couple ended up making wine from Wrattonbully.  Their vineyard neighbours Croser […]
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Patrick Eckel: “A bright reflective red”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 26, 2016
Author: Patrick Eckel Source: winereviewer.com.au Date: 25 September 2016 Terre à Terre Rouge 2014 A french twist on the quintessential blend of Cabernet Shiraz with the wine consisting of (60% Cabernet Franc, 28% Shiraz and 12% Cabernet Sauvignon). A bright reflective red in the glass the nose gives blackberry leaf, touches of tobacco and integrated oak spice. The wine has […]
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Jancis Robinson: “Very cleverly blended!”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 21, 2016
Author: Jancis Robinson Source: JancisRobinson.com Review Date: Friday August 19, 2016 Terre à Terre Rouge 2014 60% Cabernet Franc, 28% Shiraz, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Crayères vineyard. I wonder therefore why they put only South Australia (rather than Wrattonbully) on the front label. The Cabernet Franc was aged initially in a new 4,300l foudre and after 12 months […]
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Wine Companion: “vibrant red and black fruits”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 12, 2016
Author: James Halliday/Campbell Mattinson Source: Halliday Wine Companion 2017 Review Date: Thursday August 4, 2016 Terre à Terre Rouge 2014 60% cabernet sauvignon, 28% shiraz, 12% cabernet franc, hand-picked, crushed, destemmed, open and static fermenters, the cabernet and shiraz matured in used French barriques, the cabernet franc in a new French 4000l foudre for 12 months. Is at once supple, […]
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Toni Paterson: “an alluring French sensibility”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 6, 2016
Source: Australian House and Garden Author: Toni Paterson Review Date: June 2016 Terre à Terre Rouge 2014 A savoury, textured and elegant wine underpinned by pure cherry flavours. Beautiful now, though will benefit from careful cellaring. “FROM THE ART Practising their craft with great skill and care, this group of talented winemakers are producing wines of exceptional quality, writes Toni […]
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Wine Genius: “promising first release”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 29, 2016
Source: WineGenius.com Review Date: March 31, 2016 Terre à Terre Rouge 2014 Mid to deep ruby colour. Elegant aromatics of blackcurrant, cedar and red cherry are supported by high quality oak. Mid weight, it shows bright fruit of good intensity and with well integrated moderate tannins. The finish is fine and long topping off an understated style that […]
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Rouge 2014 in James Halliday’s Top Cellaring Selection: “A complete wine.”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 10, 2016
Author: Campbell Mattinson Source: James Halliday’s Wine Companion Review Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 60% cabernet sauvignon, 28% shiraz, 12% cabernet franc, hand-picked, crushed, destemmed, open and static fermenters, the cabernet and shiraz matured in used French barriques, the cabernet franc in a new French 4000L foudre for 12 months. Is at once supple, yet savoury/spicy, with vibrant red and black fruits, yet neatly tied together by […]
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Stuart Robinson: “beautifully vibrant”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On April 12, 2016
Wine: Terre à Terre Rouge 2014 Author: Stuart Robinson Source: thevinsomniac.com Date: April 2016 A new wine to the Terre á Terre portfolio, a blend of Cab Franc/Shiraz/Cab Sauv (60/28/12% respectively). A beautifully vibrant winning, brimming in wine. Cedar, bay, mulberry, fruits of the forest. Light of body, delicate, almost fragile; dried herb, red fruit, semblance of […]
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Ralph Kyte-Powell: “plum, raspberry, herb and cedar characters”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On April 12, 2016
Author: Ralph Kyte-Powell Source: Sydney Morning Herald / The Age Review Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 A French-Australian collaboration from SA’s Limestone Coast, this cab franc/shiraz/cab sauvblend has plum, raspberry, herb and cedar characters. (Screw cap; 14.5 per cent alcohol.) Ageing? Drink over four years. Food idea Lamb cutlets. Stockists include City Wine Shop, Spring Street, Melbourne (Vic); Prince […]
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Andrew Graham: “classic Franc beauty”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On March 10, 2016
Author: Andrew Graham Source: ozwinereview.com.au Review Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 The first ever Terre à Terre red blend and ‘probably one of the most independent-minded wines of our range’ according to Xavier. It’s a blend of 60% Cabernet Franc, 28% Shiraz and 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, the fruit handpicked and shipped to the Tiers winery for production. Of […]
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