Huon Hooke: “a very appealing drink”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 11, 2018
Author: Huon Hooke Source: therealreview.com Date: 7 May 2018 Down to Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Tasted on a preserving system in Vagabond restaurant, Buckingham Palace Rd, Victoria, London. This has matured nicely since first released. The bouquet is a touch subdued but clean and attractive, while the wine really scores on the palate, where it’s soft and round, flavoursome […]
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Wine Companion Magazine: The Sauvignon Factor

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 27, 2017
Author: Ben Thomas Source: Wine Companion Date: 1 December 2017 The Sauvignon Factor There can be so much more to sauvignon blanc than meets the eye.  We talk to a number of producers about this often-maligned varietal and its incredible potential. If there’s a single glass of wine you can put your nose into and instantly identify, it’s sauvignon […]
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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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Down to Earth wins GOLD at Drinks Business Global Masters

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 28, 2017
Down to Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2015 has been awarded Gold Medal at the Drinks Business Global Masters Sauvignon Blanc 2016.  This is a great achievement for our little Savvy to be judged so highly against other world class example of the variety, we are humbled! https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2017/04/sauvignon-blanc-masters-2017-results-and-analysis/  
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Patrick Eckel: “Anything but a simple Sauvignon Blanc”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 26, 2016
Author: Patrick Eckel Source: winereviewer.com.au Date: 18 September 2016 Down to Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2015 The wine is sourced from Terre à Terre’s Estate Vineyard in Wrattonbully but sees new world wine making techniques that differentiate it from the Terre a Terre Sauvignon Blanc. The wine was fermented in stainless steel after which 28% was racked to 2000 ltr […]
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Jancis Robinson: “Distinctive character… particularly long”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 21, 2016
Author: Jancis Robinson Source: JancisRobinson.com Review Date: Friday August 19, 2016 Down to Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2015 From a particularly close-planted vineyard next to the Whalebone Vineyard planted in 2004 and 2013. Almost 30% of the blend was picked a bit later and fermented very slowly in large foudres. Racy, sappy nose with distinctive character – by which […]
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Wine Companion: “Before you know it, you’re dancing”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 12, 2016
Author: Campbell Mattinson Source: Halliday Wine Companion 2017 Review Date: Thursday August 4, 2016 Down to Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Before you know it, you’re dancing. This is a fruity white wine, done with style. Flint, tropical fruit, slate, subtle grass. It races through the mouth but there’s a bit of grip, a bit of mouthfeel. Flavoursome without being […]
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Down to Earth 2015: Sauvignon with real charm – Ralph Kyte-Powell

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On January 11, 2016
Terre à Terre Down to Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Sydney Morning Herald – Spectrum 9/1/2016 Australia adores sauvignon blanc. Floods are consumed, with the Kiwi version enjoying pride of place all over the country, but there are sauvignon blanc haters out there too. This subtle type from Wrattonbully in South Australia might please them more. […]
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ozwinereview: Down to Earth “admirably good”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 15, 2015
Hand picked in two passes, the first tranche fermented in tank and spent 5 months on lees, the second tranche picked five days later and whole bunch pressed into a new 3,000L foudre and a 2yr old 2,000L foudre. 28% of the blend is from the foudre, with that ferment very slow (4 months!) and […]
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Tony Love – Down to Earth Sauvignon Blanc 2015

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 17, 2015
WINE WITH TONY LOVE – Herald Sun Great to see this exciting region in SA’s southeast revealing a white side as well as its game-changing reds. This is delicious, showing more interest than many others because its winemaking has focused on creating texture and body underneath the tropicals and grapefruits, defining a genuine modern Australian […]
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