Stuart Robinson: “a harmonious wine”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 18, 2018
Author: Stuart Robinson Source: thevinsomniac.com Review Date: September 29, 2018 Terre à Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve – Pinot Noir – 2017 2017 was a warm, yet late, vintage and the finicky Pinot Noir required extra management to see it through a growing season. The extra care didn’t stop in the vintage, with additional work from the winemakers hand. Soft and […]
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Patrick Eckel: “a delicate red”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 18, 2018
Author: Patrick Eckel Source: winereviewer.com.au Review Date: October 29 2018 Terre à Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve – Pinto Noir – 2017 This is a step up in terms of the quality of Pinot Noir released by Terre a Terre with the wine enjoying 15% whole bunches as part of the ferment, maturation in 40% new french oak and bottling without […]
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Andrew Graham: “polished, substantial and well made”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On November 18, 2018
Author: Andrew Graham Source: ozwinereview.com.au Date: October 30, 2018 Terre à Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve – Pinot Noir – 2017 I’m torn. This is so polished and ripe and has a real Pinosity – but is it just a bit too much of a serious dry red rather than a Pinot? From the Summertown vineyard in the Adelaide Hills, the […]
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Nick Stock: “Flavorsome finish”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 2, 2018
Author: Nick Stock Source: jamessuckling.com.au Review Date: August 14, 2018 Terre à Terre Summertown Reserve 2017 Aromas of sappy raspberries, cherries and rose-like floras, leading to a palate that has a smooth array of sinewy tannins. A crunchy, flavorsome finish. Rated : 90 Points
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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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Andrew Graham: “In a decade this will still be going”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On February 18, 2018
Author: Andrew Graham Source: ozwinereview.com.au Review Date: January 28, 2018 Terre à Terre Summertown Reserve Pinot Noir 2017 The latest Pinot from the Terre á Terre stable, this time from the Adelaide Hills. It’s a serious wine, the 50% new oak putting a stamp on things and the tannins just as admirable. It’s perhaps a fraction too chunky […]
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Ned Goodwin / James Halliday: “stridently persistent”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On August 9, 2017
Author: James Halliday/Ned Goodwin Source: Halliday Wine Companion 2018 Review Date: Wednesday August 2, 2017 Terre à Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 A densely fruited pinot of black and red cherry, dark plum, root spice, autumnal mulch, wood smoke and briar notes, this is sappy and sweet of fruit. It is stridently persistent, too. A stream of acidity […]
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Peter Chapman: “great job”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 13, 2017
Author: Peter Chapman Source: Queensland Times (and other syndicated media) Review Date: July 12, 2017 Terre à Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve 2016 Winemaker Xavier Bizot never shirks from a challenge and producing his first Pinot Noir he’s once again done a great job.  This wine is drinking well now, but as he suggests it will be better given a few […]
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Toni Paterson: “excellent fruit clarity”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 30, 2017
Author: Toni Paterson Source: therealreview.com Date: 19 June 2017 Terre à Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve 2016 Extraordinary aromas of scented red apples and warm strawberries. The palate is very fine and tight, with excellent fruit clarity in the cherry and tart raspberry spectrum. Don’t be deceived by the pale colour and fine structure as the palate has good depth […]
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