News & Reviews

Tunkalilla Vineyard arrives

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On January 12, 2012
We are very pleased to announce the arrival of the first two vintages (2008 & 2009) of Tunkalilla Vineyard Riesling into Australia. Produced by Brian and Ann Croser, Tunkalilla Vineyard lies in the Eola Hills of the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Their focus is on Riesling, and these first two releases show that they appear to […]
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08 Clos de Tart tops Jancis Robinson blind burgundy tasting

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On January 11, 2012
Jancis Robinson MW, one of the worlds most respected wine writers, has pointed the 2008 Clos de Tart as the number one wine in a recent tasting of 2008 and 2006. The tasting was conducted entirely blind. This is a great result for this truly excptional wine, the notes from both the 2008 and 2006 […]
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Two in Decanter’s Top 10 French name’s for value!

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On January 1, 2012
Very pleasing to see not one but two of Terroir’s producers listed in this month’s Decanter magazine feature on France’s top 10 names for value. Both Château Pierre-Bise and Domaine Mas Jullien are listed in the top 10 – excellent recognition of two great producers. Excerpts of the article are shown below. Château Pierre Bise Loire Valley […]
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Botrytis Pinot Gris reviewed

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On December 20, 2011
The positive reviews of the Terre à Terre 2011 Pinot Gris continue, this time with Andrew Graham of www.ozwinereview.com providing extensive comments on the wine and finding it “delectable” with “a freshness that [he] genuinely prefers”. He has awarded it 17.8/92+ points. The full review can be found on his website at: http://www.ozwinereview.com/2011/12/terre-terre-wrattonbully-botrytis-pi…
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WISH Magazine

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On December 5, 2011
A couple of Terroir’s wines featured this week in The Australian’s WISH Magazine, our own Terre à Terre 2011 Btrytis Pinot Gris, and Pascal Cotat’s 2010 Les Montes Damnes Sancerre. Author: Angus Hughson Source: The Australian – WISH Magazine Review Date: Friday, December 2, 2011 Terre à Terre 2011 Botrytis Pinot Gris A very aromatic and pretty style […]
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Arrivo Nebbiolo 2008

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On October 19, 2011
The Arrivo Adelaide Hills vineyard is providing some of Australia’s leading nebbiolos. This ’08 opens with blackcurrant pastille, tar, Vietnamese mint and savoury Italianate scents that evolve more complexity with air. The palate is moreish, dry and deeply flavoured, with a great wall of tannins underneath. Ageing? Yes, two to 12 years plus. Food ideas: […]
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Claude Papin leads successful charge to Grand Cru status for Quarts de Chaume

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On October 14, 2011
Our congratulations Claude Papin who, in his role as president of the Syndicat Quarts de Chaume, has led the campaign for Quarts de Chaume to be named a Grand Cru appellation. It appears this long campaign (stretching many years) is finally set to reach fruition with the INAO voting unanimously to approve Quarts de Chaume as the […]
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Get off the beaten track – Angus Hughson

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On October 12, 2011
The following article by Angus Hughson appeared in the September issue of The Australian – Wish Magazine. Get off the beaten track Instead of reaching for the familiar, have fun exploring different wines, such as these superb Alsatian blends Great wine can be broken into two neat little segments. One portion is made up of […]
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Tasting at The Ed Cellars – Thursday 15th September

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On September 12, 2011
A great chance to taste some of our great wines this Thursday at The Ed from 6pm to 8pm. Where: The Edinburgh Cellars 1-7 High Street, Mitcham SA 5062 http://www.edinburgh.com.au/ | 08 8373 2753 When: Thursday 15th of September 6pm to 8pm What: Free tasting of various imports including Ceretto, Tertre Rotebeouf, Tapanappa & Francois […]
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Jamie Goode on Marcel Deiss

  • Posted by Terroir Selections
  • On August 24, 2011
Jamie Goode has updated his post on the wonderful wines of Marcel Deiss, you can read the full article on Jamie Goode’s Wine Anorak at http://wineanorak.com/deiss.htm His latest tasting notes from May 2011 and are as follows: Marcel Deiss Riesling 2008 Ripe, seamless, smooth with some citrussy notes and a hint of lanolin. Smooth and fruity […]
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