Tony Love: “drum-roll … cabernet franc”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On December 27, 2017
Author: Tony Love Source: the Advertiser Date: 16 December 2017 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2015 After all the end of year what’s hot, what’s next and best ofs, there’s one last favourite mini-trend I’ve loved and want to see more of. It is … drum roll … cabernet franc. Volume wise, recognition wise, it’s a rarity here. Its better-known […]
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Toni Paterson: “highly sophisticated drop”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On October 23, 2017
Author: Toni Paterson Source: therealreview.com Date: 21 October 2017 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2015 Bright, focused and poised with textbook cherry and cranberry aromas. The supple mid-palate has the perfect amount of weight with fine, framing tannin and balancing acidity. It is a wine with clarity, energy and class. A highly-sophisticated drop that will age beautifully over time. Highly […]
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Peter Chapman: “Go online to secure”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On October 23, 2017
Author: Peter Chapman Source: Queensland Times (and other syndicated media) Review Date: September 26, 2017 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2015 Just the second batch of this style from one of our top wineries.  The variety built its reputation in [France] and winemaker Xavier Bizot has produced a worthy Aussie adversary.  Go online to secure. Food: Duck Rated: 95/100 […]
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Deborah Jackson: “very good wine”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On October 23, 2017
Author: Deborah Jackson Source: National Liquor News Review Date: September 2017 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2015 The palate is very bright blackcurrant and blackberries with very good tannins on the finish, the sign of a very good wine.   Price : $40
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Patrick Eckel: “competing spectrum of flavours”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 9, 2017
Author: Patrick Eckel Source: winereviewer.com.au Review Date: August 31 2017 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2015 Cabernet Franc is more often part of a blend than a single varietal release in Australia, however the grape can provide such a compelling spectrum of flavours, a characteristic found in this release from Terre a Terre.  The wine was sourced from the […]
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Gary Walsh: “very, very good”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On September 9, 2017
Author: Gary Walsh Source: winefront.com.au Review Date: September 7 2017 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2015 Wonderful to see more straight bottlings of Cabernet Franc. It’s a grape worthy of extra attention. Spice and perfume, blackcurrant, briar and mint, a subtle sweet earth and coffee grounds bass note. Medium bodied, red and blackcurrant, bramble and spice, fat and […]
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Sarah Ahmed reviews Terre à Terre’s latest releases

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On July 7, 2017
Author: Sarah Ahmed Source: http://thewinedetective.co.uk Date: 23 January 2017 A strong wine pedigree lies behind Wrattonbully’s Terre à Terre label.  Xavier Bizot is the son of a former Bollinger chairman, Christian Bizot while Lucy Croser’s father – arch Australian terroirist, Brian Croser – helps explain how the couple ended up making wine from Wrattonbully.  Their vineyard neighbours Croser […]
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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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Terre à Terre helps fund Palaeontology research project in Naracoorte Caves

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On May 31, 2017
31 May 2017 – Adelaide A project led by a team of scientists from The University of Adelaide has just been approved under the ARC Linkage Projects 2016: Naracoorte caves: a critical window on faunal extinctions and past climates. This project aims to establish an unprecedented record of biodiversity and environmental change at Australia’s richest Quaternary […]
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Mike Bennie: “Seriously good wine this”

  • Posted by Terre à Terre Wines
  • On February 10, 2017
Author: Mike Bennie Source: Wine Business Monthly Review Date: January February 2017 TOP 100 WINES OF 2016 Terre à Terre Crayères Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2014 Seriously good wine, this – DNA of great cabernet franc wines with briar, saltbush, dark berries, pepper and clove spice, whiffs of seaspray in the bouquet. The palate is succulent, long, medium weight. There’s […]
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