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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Toni Paterson: “just fabulous”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 28, 2017
Author: Toni Paterson Source: TheRealReview.com Review Date: 26 November 2016 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Such an expressive and delicious wine. Made from close-planted sauvignon blanc vines from the Crayères Vineyard, the wine has incredibly focused fruit flavours driven by exceptional acidity. Snappy lemon, pineapple and passionfruit flavours infuse to give an overall ‘bright fruitiness’ that is neither […]
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Mike Bennie: “beautiful wine this”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On February 10, 2017
Author: Mike Bennie Source: Wine Business Monthly Review Date: January February 2017 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Beautiful wine this, offering drinkers the chance to see sauvignon blanc of delicacy, purity and restraint, yet it has all the hallmarks of freshness and vitality expected from the variety. It’s imbued with fresh stonefruit, green herb, ginger spice […]
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Peter Chapman:”nice fresh white ideal for seafood”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On October 20, 2016
Author: Peter Chapman Source: Queensland Times (and other syndicated media) Review Date: October 19, 2016 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 SOUTH Australian sav blanc from one of our top winemakers. Citrus fruits with pear shining through, old oak rounds out a nice fresh white ideal for seafood. Food: Seafood Rated: 94/100 RRP: $32
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Patrick Eckel: “this is a standout Sauvignon Blanc”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 26, 2016
Author: Patrick Eckel Source: winereviewer.com.au Date: 25 September 2016 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 The wine is sourced from Terre a Terre close planted vineyard in Wrattonbully, the wine had a long cold soak prior to being fermented in 600l demi-muids with 20% new oak and the wine spending 9 months on lees. The resultant wine has […]
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Jancis Robinson: “refreshing green leafy acidity”

  • 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 Crayères Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Whole bunch pressed then settled for 15 days before being fermented for 10 days in demi-muids, 20% of them new. Aged on lees for eight months it occasional stirring. Malolactic conversion was deliberately suppressed. The oak is currently just […]
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James Halliday: “in the mould of prior vintages”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 12, 2016
Author: James Halliday Source: Halliday Wine Companion 2017 Review Date: Thursday August 4, 2016 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Hand-picked, whole bunch-pressed, chilled overnight, fermented in demi-muids (20% new), matured on lees for 8 months. A bold decision to let the grapes ripen to the degree they have, but it’s paid dividends, the exotic array of guava, passionfruit […]
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Gary Walsh: “one of Australia’s benchmark Sauvignons”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 12, 2016
Author: Gary Walsh Source: winefront.com.au Review Date: Thursday, August 11 2016 Terre a Terre Crayères Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Probably safe to suggest that this is becoming (or is) one of Australia’s benchmark Sauvignons. It’s ripe and full, yet maintains its poise and shape throughout. Guava, just-ripe pineapple, vanilla and spice, subtle grassiness well in the background. It fills […]
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Wine Genius: “Delicious”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 12, 2016
Source: WineGenius.com Review Date: August 3, 2016 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Bright mid straw. Complex aromas of passionfruit and dried herbs are supported by well integrated lees and high quality French oak characters. Dry, bright and fresh with excellent fruit drive in an elegant, complex long package. Delicious. Rated : 93 Points Drink : 2016-2022
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