News & Reviews

Stunning sweet Chenin

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On January 25, 2013
A fantastic review from Andrew Graham at http://www.ozwinereview.com/ of the newly arrived 2010 Pierre Bise Coteaux du Layon. What a magical wine this is. A magical wine that showcases just how perfect sweet Loire Chenin can be. Claude Papin, proprietor of Chateau Pierre-Bis, has been called a ‘doyen of Anjou viticulture’ and this style is […]
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Recent reviews for Tapanappa, Terre a Terre and Daosa

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On January 22, 2013
Some great reviews have been coming through for a couple of our domestic producers: Tapanappa Foggy Hill 2010 Pinot Noir, 95 points in the latest Wine Companion Magazine:see here Winsor Dobbin also praises the 2010 Foggy Hill in a recent article: here Patrick Haddock gives 95 points to the impressive 2008 Whalebone Merlot Cabernet Franc: […]
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Arrivo wins trophy at Adelaide Hills Wine Show

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On November 27, 2012
Sally and Peter’s Arrivo 2008 Nebbiolo has just taken out the trophy for theBest Alternative Red at the Adelaide Hills Regional Wine Show. A great result, and thouroughly deserved. On the topic of Arrivo here is a quick run down of recent press for the 2008 Nebbiolo and the 2007 Lunga Macerazione. The Deal, The […]
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Viré-Clessé – deliciously tangy and vivacious

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On November 23, 2012
Max Allen has reviewed the 2010 Viré-Clessé in the Nov/Dec issue of Gourmet Traveller WINE. Here is the full review: I recently tasted the range of 2010 Chanson white Burgundies imported by Terroir Selections. While I was very impressed with the much more expenssive ($100-plus) premier crus, such as the refined Clos des Mouches and […]
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Galloni reviews 08 Zonchera

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On November 23, 2012
In the latest (November 2012) Wine Advocate, Antonio Galloni reviews the 2008 Zonchera as outlined below: Smoke, tar and licorice are some of the notes that take shape in the 2008 Barolo Zonchera. Made in a mid-weight, accessible style, this entry-level Barolo is best enjoyed over the next few years, while the fruit retains its […]
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Imports in the Press

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On August 23, 2012
When it rains it pours. A bunch of reviews have come through lately on various imports. Wine Companion Magazine – Oct/Nov 2012   92 points – Suavia Soave Classico DOC “Monte Carbonaire”, 2009 This is no shrinking violet, no dilute and watery thin Soave, this is Soave with attitude; the boquet is like sticking your […]
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Introducing Domaine Chanson

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On June 13, 2012
We are extremely pleased to announce that we have now added the wines of Domaine Chanson Père & Fils in Burgundy to our portfolio. Domaine Chanson produce a wide range of wines from Burgundy, and we have chosen to focus in on the wines that especially reflect their terroir, most of which are wines produced […]
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Chanson Viré-Clessé 2010 – 17/90 points

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On June 13, 2012
Andrew Graham of www.ozwinereview.com has taken a look at the new Chanson Viré-Clessé 2010, and he liked what he saw! Chanson have always had a reputation for value wines, particularly since Bollinger took over in 1999, but this may be one of the best yet. They’re still a way off the high notes with the […]
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Recent press

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On May 9, 2012
It’s always nice to see the producers we represent get a bit of good press.  Good Drop wine blog by Jesse Lewis – 6/05/2012 Tunkalilla Vineyard Riesling 2008 A Riesling from the mighty Northwestern state of Oregon. I don’t know why I say mighty because I haven’t been there, but it must be if they […]
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Beautiful beasts – Barolo & Barbaresco

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On February 6, 2012
A great piece on the love affair to be had with Barolo and Barbarseco. Taken from the February issue of The Australian WISH magazine, written by Angus Hughson. ROSE petal, tea and pot pourri are among the aromatic hallmarks of the gutsy wines from the famed towns of Barolo and Barbaresco. Every winelover has their […]
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