Top Australian Fizz, by Toni Paterson

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  • On February 4, 2019
The website therealreview.com published this article by Toni Paterson in its Wine Spotlight section on 4 February 2019: “TOP AUSTRALIAN FIZZ, by Toni Paterson DAOSA Natural Réserve is a stunning Australian fizz with impressive savouriness and complexity. It is a blend of 85% pinot noir and 15% chardonnay with the grapes grown in the Piccadilly […]
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Toni Paterson: “a stylish, refined, multilayered wine”

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  • On February 4, 2019
Author: Toni Paterson Source: therealreview.com Date:  4 February 2019 DAOSA Natural Réserve A complex nose with notes of beeswax, sugared almonds and toast. The palate is rich and full with stewed apple, nougat and sherbet flavours. I enjoy the tightness of the bead and the overall energy of the wine. This is a stylish, refined, multi-layered […]
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Gourmet Traveller Top100: “Excellent”

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  • On February 4, 2019
Author: Top 100 wines Source: Gourmet Traveller Wine Date: February 2019 issue DAOSA Natural Réserve 85% pinot noir, 15% chardonnay with 85% from the 2016 vintage.  18 months on lees.  The bouquet is complex and scented with nougat, cashew, almond and coconut.  Full-bodied and deeply flavoured, it has a dry finish, a low dosage, and finishes with […]
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Huon Hooke: “powerful, concentrated wine”

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  • On February 4, 2019
Author: Huon Hooke Source: The Saturday Age Date: 1 December 2018 DAOSA Natural Réserve Dominant pinot noir character with a touch of coconutty oak; this is a powerful, concentrated wine that finishes very dry.  
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Leanne Altmann: “yeasty savouriness”

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  • On February 4, 2019
Author: Leanne Altmann Source: The Saturday Paper Date: 22 December 2018 DAOSA Natural Réserve Surely it must have been impossible for Xavier Bizot and Lucy Croser, scions of the Bollinger and Croser winemaking families, not to have been drawn to sparkling wine production. Daosa is sourced from their Piccadilly vineyard, historically an area known for some of Australia’s […]
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Katie Spain: “never disappoints”

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  • On February 4, 2019
Author: Katie Spain Source: The Advertiser Date: 26 December 2018 DAOSA Natural Réserve This party guest never disappoints. Made using methode traditionnelle (as favoured by the Champagne region of France), it’s as close as you get to “ooh-la-la” this side of the equator. The crew behind the Daosa sparkling project know their stuff. Terre a Terre’s Xavier Bizot, […]
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Huon Hooke: “Impressive wine”

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  • On November 18, 2018
Author: Huon Hooke Source: therealreview.com Date: 5 November 2018 Daosa Natural Réserve – April 2016 tirage Light to mid-straw colour with a tint of rose-gold. The bouquet is pinoty and quite complex, with nougat and toast aromas plus cashew and almond, with a background coconutty hint of the oak barrel. It’s full-bodied, rich and deeply-flavoured with a very dry, […]
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Winsor Dobbin: “elegant and delicious”

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  • On November 18, 2018
Author: Winsor Dobbin Source: winsordobbin.com.au, winsorschoice.blogspot.com Review Date: November 10, 2018 Daosa Natural Réserve – April 2016 tirage I was chatting a couple of weeks ago to Brian Croser, one of the eminence gris of the Australian wine industry, and he mentioned that he thought DAOSA was one of the better sparkling wines in the country. Now Brian […]
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Tony Love: “Lots to like.”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 18, 2018
Author: Tony Love Source: The Advertiser Date: 31 October 2018 Daosa Natural Réserve – 2016 tirage Daosa is the sparkling project associated with the Terre a Terre team Xavier Bizot, from the Bollinger family, and his wife Lucy Croser, daughter of Petaluma founder and now Tapanappa head Brian Croser. So there’s a lot of background nous in these bubbles, […]
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James Halliday: “Ticks all the boxes”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 18, 2018
Author: James Halliday Source: Week end Australian Review Date: October 13, 2018 Daosa Natural Réserve – April 16 tirage 85% pinot noir, 15% chardonnay, hand-picked, whole-bunch-pressed, 85% fermented in tank, 15% in used French barriques, 18 months on tirage, 7.5g/l dosage. Ticks all the boxes; elegance, balance, length; ripe citrus, some Granny Smith. Rated: 95 points *** part of an article on an Adelaide […]
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