Huon Hooke: “Impressive wine”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • 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”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • 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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Stuart Robinson: “a fine mousse”

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  • On November 18, 2018
Author: Stuart Robinson Source: thevinsomniac.com Review Date: September 29, 2018 Daosa Natural Réserve – April 16 tirage Badged as an NV wine, yet with 85% base wine from 2016 it could equally be declared as a vintage. It’s also 85% Pinot Noir, the balance being Chardonnay. The Natural part refers – I think – to the addition of zero sulphur. Delicate: quince, […]
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Patrick Eckel: “purity and flare”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 18, 2018
Author: Patrick Eckel Source: winereviewer.com.au Review Date: November 7, 2018 Daosa Natural Reserve (April 18 disgorging) The sparkling base was made up of 85% 2016 vintage, with a blend of reserve wines from 2015 making up the balance. The base was aged in barrel for 18 months without sulphur prior to triage and ageing on lees in bottle for a […]
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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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