Tony Love: “richness and complexity”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 27, 2017
Author: Tony Love Source: the Advertiser Date: 27 December 2017 “Wine With Tony Love – Surely you haven’t had your fill of fizz yet? There are parties to get to, friends to catch up with and, of course, the big night on Sunday. Let’s celebrate the end of great year and the start of another.” Daosa Blanc de Blancs 2012 Let’s get a […]
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Huon Hooke: “A very serious wine.”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 24, 2017
Author: Huon Hooke Source: therealreview.com Date: 6 December 2017 Daosa Blanc de Blancs 2012 Light to medium straw-yellow colour, and a bouquet which smacks of oak and lees-aging in the first instance. It has a coconutty, oak-driven bouquet, but the palate is better balanced. It’s dry, clean and crisp on the aftertaste, with pleasing texture and quite low dosage. […]
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Mike Bennie: “Classy stuff”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 24, 2017
Author: Mike Bennie Source: winefront.com.au Review Date: December 24 2017 Daosa Blanc de Blancs 2012 Piccadilly in Adelaide Hills is familiar turf for the sparkling wines of Australia, and, here Terre a Terre have taken a slow and considered approach to theirs from this place. Some oak maturation lends complexity, as does the 60-plus months on lees. There ya […]
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2017 Vintage report

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 26, 2017
CRAYÈRES VINEYARD – WRATTONBULLY The 2017 vintage was a surprisingly long wait. Late flowering led to late véraison and thus a late harvest. However, this is not to say that 2017 was a cool vintage; in fact it was warmer than average but without any heatwaves. It was also quite humid at times, however beneficial […]
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Gourmet Traveller Wine top 100: “A distinctive style”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On February 10, 2017
Source: Gourmet Traveller Wine – Review Date: January 2017 100 Top new release wines Daosa Piccadilly Valley Blanc de Blancs 2011 The dominant features of this wine are coconuty aldehyde and oak nuances from 100 per cent barrel fermentation and spicy notes. The acidity is lively and assertive, while the flavour is piercingly intense, concentrated and very […]
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Peter Bourne: “exuberant Chardonnay fruit”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On February 10, 2017
Author: Peter Bourne Source: Qantas The Australian Way Review Date: December 2016 Pop the cork on a vibrant blanc de blancs for the finest bubbles this side of New Year. Daosa Piccadilly Valley Blanc de Blancs 2011 The Daosa vineyard dates back 20 years and is owned by the Bizot family of Bollinger fame. Fermentation in older oak […]
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Huon Hooke: “Adelaide Hills Sparkles”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 26, 2016
Source: TheRealReview.com / new and noteworthy Author: Huon Hooke Date: 20 September 2016 Adelaide Hills sparkling wine has been partially eclipsed by Tasmania in the bubbly conversation, but the wineries have been quietly getting on with the job. I was surprised to learn that there are 32 sparkling wines produced in the Hills today, most […]
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Huon Hooke: “concentrated, intense, very long”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 26, 2016
Author: Huon Hooke Source: huonhooke.com Date: 4 August 2016 Daosa Piccadilly Valley Blanc de Blancs 2011 Coconutty oak and aldehydes dominate the bouquet. Spice and lees. It’s rich in the mouth as well as acid-lively, concentrated, intense, very long. (100% made in old barriques; 43 months on lees). Full article: http://www.therealreview.com/2016/09/20/adelaide-hills-sparkles/ Note: 95 – 5 stars Drink: 2016 to 2021
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Max Allen: Daosa 2011 full of elegant character

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On January 21, 2016
Apéritif time From a cool, high-altitude chardonnay vineyard and from one of the coolest growing seasons, this sparkling wine is full of elegant character, distinctive herbal notes, citrus zing and savoury finish. Max Allen Gourmet Traveller Wine, February 2016 issue
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Daosa 2011 in good company in The Australian Wish December 2015

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 4, 2015
The Australian – Wish Magazine December 2015 Angus Hughson TIME TO SPARKLE BUBBLY WINES HAVE A LOT MORE TO THEM THAN THEY’RE GIVEN CREDIT FOR AS A FESTIVE TIPPLE. There is something quite bizarre about the appreciation of sparkling wines. While to craft a fine example requires absolute perfection in the winery and a forgiving […]
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