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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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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Tony Love: “bloody tasty”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 26, 2016
Region: Wrattonbully Value: Boutique Best with: Smoked chicken, peas, creamy pasta One of two sibling sauvignons from winemaker Xavier Bizot, inspired by the way riesling and gewurztraminer is made in Alsace, fermented slowly in very large French oak vats known as foudre. This version has an extra little twist: it’s got a tiny (and I mean tiny) amount of residual sweetness […]
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Huon Hooke: “A really lovely drink”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 14, 2016
Author: Huon Hooke Source: huonhooke.com Date: 22 June 2016 Terre à Terre Blanc 2015 Bright, light yellow colour, with a very attractive creamy, cashew-nutty, floral, spicy bouquet with a trace of honey. In the mouth, it’s soft and seamless, beautifully balanced and discreet, with a touch of sweetness which enhances the texture and richness. Satisfying length. A very attractive, […]
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Erin Larkin: “complex and balanced”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On June 6, 2016
Source: Subiaco Post Author: Erin Larkin – Life by the drop Review Date: June 4, 2016 Terre à Terre Blanc 2015 From Xavier Bizot and Lucy Croser of the Bollinger and Croser families, Terre a Terre produces wines of great complexity and elegance, more akin to France than Australia. It’s exciting to see an Australian winery pushing flavour boundaries. […]
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Wine Genius: “great concentration”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 29, 2016
Source: WineGenius.com Review Date: March 31, 2016 Terre à Terre Blanc 2015 Tropical scented peachy and passionfruit with a savoury oak ferment edge. Dry, mid weight, concentration of sweet mango fruits balanced with good acid and a touch of spicy oak. Great concentration, power and length in an early drinking style. Rated : 92 Points Drink : 2016-2021
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Winsor Dobbin: “delightful”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On April 13, 2016
Author: Winsor Dobbin Source: winsordobbin.com.au Date: April 2016 Wine of the week: Terre à Terre Blanc 2015 From industry veteran Brian Croser’s daughter Lucy and her talented French partner Xavier Bizot, this is an impressive wine made from close-planted Wrattonbully sauvignon blanc that owes a lot more in style to […] than Marlborough. Cold soaked, then slowly fermented […]
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Peter Chapman: “crisp flavoursome white”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On April 12, 2016
Wine: Terre a Terre Blanc 2015 Author: Peter Chapman Source: Queensland Times (and other syndicated media) Review Date: Wednesday March 30, 2016 Always interested in what winemaker Xavier Bizot is producing down in Wrattonbully. Here is a crisp flavoursome white that is a great starter for any meal to perk the appetite. Food: Lamb stir fry Rated: 92/100 RRP: $32
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Andrew Graham: “concentrated style”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On March 10, 2016
Author: Andrew Graham Source: ozwinereview.com.au Review Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 From an early vintage in Wrattonbully, this was produced from ripe grapes that are whole bunch pressed and fermented in a new 3000L foudre. It undergoes a very slow 3 month ferment and then put back until older large oak for 5 months. Numbers: pH 3.25 TA […]
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