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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Patrick Eckel: “an attractive but generously structured wine”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 30, 2017
Author: Patrick Eckel Source: winereviewer.com.au Review Date: Thursday, June 22 2017 Terre a Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve 2016 A new release under the Terre a Terre label that’s sourced from the Summertown Vineyard in the Piccadilly Valley. The wine was fermented with 20% whole bunches and aged in 50% new oak, two winemaking choices that have been instrumental in defining an […]
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Winsor Dobbin: “Wow!”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 30, 2017
Author: Winsor Dobbin Source: winsordobbin.com.au, wdwineoftheweek.blogspot.com.au Review Date: Saturday, June 24 2017 Terre a Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve 2016 Wow! This one really got my clogs cranking. This is the first release of the Terre à Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve, which is made from tiny parcels of pinot noir planted in the Piccadilly Valley of the Adelaide Hills. The vineyard was originally […]
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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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Campbell Mattinson: “Pretty impression”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 13, 2017
Author: Campbell Mattinson Source: winefront.com.au Review Date: Monday, June 12 2017 Terre a Terre Summertown Vineyard Reserve 2016 From the Summertown Vineyard, planted in 1987. 20% whole bunches, 50% new oak. Historically this vineyard of course has produced pinot noir for sparkling, but a portion of the vineyard is now managed for table pinot noir. Successfully too, by the taste of […]
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