James Halliday: “very attractive blanc de blancs”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 2, 2018
Author: James Halliday Source: winecompanion.com Review Date: December 21, 2017 Daosa Blanc de Blancs 2012 Burgundy chardonnay clones 76 and 95 from the Bizot Vineyard at 500m in the Piccadilly Valley planted ’95-’96. This is a very attractive blanc de blancs, immaculately made by the traditional method from high quality clones, tiraged for 5 years on lees. It’s […]
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Nick Stock: “very precise, elegant”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 2, 2018
Author: Nick Stock Source: jamessuckling.com Review Date: August 14 2018 Daosa Blanc de Blancs 2012 A warmer vintage that has a gently floral edge, greenish apples and apple blossoms. The wine is fermented and aged on lees for five months in older barriques before triage and 60 months in bottle. Disgorged last August. The acidity sits nicely, and […]
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Milton Wordley interviews Xavier for winetenquestions.com.au

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On April 18, 2018
Author: Milt Wordley Source: Winetenquestions.com.au Link: http://winetenquestions.com.au/xavier-bizot-terre-a-terre/ Date: 15 March 2018 “Xavier Bizot once said in an interview that the finest wine he had ever tasted was an Australian wine, a bottle of Penfolds 1962 Bin 60A. This interested me as many of my favourite Australian wines are cabernet shiraz blends. Xavier is part of the […]
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Huon Hooke: “Xavier Bizot is bringing Cabernet back”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On April 18, 2018
Huon wrote some nice words just before vintage 2018 on how we are trying tp do our best with our Cabernet Sauvignon from Crayères Vineyard!   Source: therealreview.com.au Link: https://www.therealreview.com/2018/03/13/xavier-bizot-is-bringing-cabernet-back/ Date: 13 March 2018 “Xavier Bizot of Terre à Terre seems a little irritated that South Australia’s south-east, in particular his region Wrattonbully, and his favourite […]
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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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