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Tag: Foggy Hill Vineyard 2007 Pinot Noir

Tapanappa Foggy Hill Pinot Noir 2007

Author: Sarah Ahmed
Source: The Wine Detective
Date: Jun 2010

sweet red cherry nose with 5 spice which flavours follow through on the palate. A touch muddy, despite quite present tannins ? perhaps young (4 year old) vines yet to find their voice?…

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Tapanappa, meeting with Brian Croser 2009

Author: Sarah Ahmed
Source: The WIne Detective
Date: Jun 2010

Brian Croser is the man who founded pioneering winery, Petaluma, the first in the Adelaide Hills. He is known as Australia’s original ?terroirist? for his unrelenting pursuit of his countryman, Dr AC Kelly’s vision of 1867 that ?in the great …

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Wines of the Week – 2007 Tapanappa Foggy Hill Pinot Noir

Author: Joanna Simon
Source: www.joannasimon.com
Date: Jun 2010

Pinot noir at it’s purest and most seductive, with plum and cherry aromas, a hint of oriental spice, the silkiest of textures and an underpinning of delicate acidity and supple tannins. Brian Croser says that the next vintage of this …

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Tapanappa 2007 Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir – 91 Points & 4 Stars

Author: Nick Stock
Source: Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide 2009
Date: Jun 2010

Plenty of vinous cherry fruit aroma and some briary forest characters here, earthy, the oak is spicy and sits up in the mix, strong anise, some clove too. Fine gentle tannins and ripe soft fruits, liquorice and flighty cherry fruit …

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Worth Collecting – Tapanappa 2007 Foggy Hill Pinot Noir

Author: Windsor Dobbin
Source: Travel & Living Issue 37
Date: Jun 2010

The first release from the experimental Foggy Hill vineyard. Very varietal and proudly unfiltered, it’s made from grapes from a vineyard that is at the highest point of the Fleurieu Peninsula. It’s idiosyncratic and superb.

Drink with barbecued duck.…

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Seasonal sipping

Author: David Sly
Source: SA Life
Date: Jun 2010

I’d serve a discreet, flavour driven pinot with the roast turkey – and this handsome wine from Foggy Hill vineyard on Brian Croser’s southern Fleurieu property is startling for the depth of flavour from only five-year-old vines. The Tapanappa winery …

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Hidden Gems: We highlight six new sensational wineries

Author: Windsor Dobbin
Source: Luxury Travel & Style
Date: Jun 2010

Former Petaluma chief winemaker Brian Croser has linked with the family that owns Bollinger Champagnes, and the Cazes family of Bordeaux, to produce site-specific Tapanappa wines of the highest quality. They come from the Whalebone vineyard in Wrattonbully, Croser’s family …

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pinot envy – Tapanappa, Foggy Hill Pinot Noir 2007

Author: Susanna Forbes
Source: imbibe
Date: Jun 2010

Staying true to form, the Franco-Aussie partnership started by Australian pioneer, Brian Croser, has produced a wine with great potential. It had the panel salivation; veal, grilled beef with truffles and bresaola were a few of the suggestions.

‘With an …

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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Fleurieu Peninsula Pinot Noir 2007

Author: Chris Shanahan
Source: Canberra Times
Date: Jun 2010

Brian Croser’s first wine from a vineyard planted in 2003 on a cold, foggy 350-metre peak of the Fleurieu Peninsula. This is promising pinot from one of Australia’s most significant wine figures. But Brian, could we please have another few …

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2007 Tapanappa Foggy Hill Pinot Noir

Author: Max Allen
Source: Gourmet Traveller
Date: Jun 2010

The first vintage from Brian Croser’s pioneering, close-planted pinot noir vineyard on the Fleurieu’s southern tip is a stunner: elegant cherry and undergrowth flavours, and fine, powdery tannins. Ageworth, too.

Drink with quail.…

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Off the shelf

Author: Judy Sarris
Source: Gourmet Traveller WINE
Date: Jun 2010

2007 Tapanappa Pinot Noir, Fleurieu Peninsula

Nearly all you need to know about this wine is printed on the back and front labels of the bottle; for example, the fruit hails from the Foggy Hill vineyard situated at Parawa, the …

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2007 Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Fleurieu Peninsula Pinot Noir

Author: Lester Jesberg
Source: Winewise
Date: Jun 2010

That’s right – a pinot from Fleurieu. Mind you, the vineyard sits at 350 metres above sea level and cops a lot of fog. Given the head start that the cool Victorian regions, Tasmania and the Adelaide Hills have with …

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Tapanappa Fleurieu Peninsula Foggy Hill Pinot Noir 2007

Author: Campbell Mattinson
Source: The Wine Front
Date: Jun 2010

I must admit, I was sceptical. A $45 pinot noir from the Fleurieu Peninsula – it sounds absurd. OK, so industry leader Brian Croser is behind it and he’s unlikely to engage in folly. But all things considered – well, …

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A Foggy idea

Author: Tony Harper
Source: Brisbane News
Date: Jun 2010

If you need a reason to try Brian Croser’s pinot noirs, big name partners Bollinger and Cazes might be a good place to start.

Brian Croser recently breezed through town and for wine nerds like me it’s a little like …

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Weekend Australian – Max Allen – 14th of June 2008

Author: Max Allen
Source: Weekend Australian
Date: Jun 2010

New Kid On Old Block

Author: James Halliday
Source: The Australian
Date: Jun 2010

IT was pure coincidence that the day before I left Australia for my usual month in Burgundy three missives arrived, two being emails, the third a bottle of pinot noir.

The first email was an offer by Sydney’s Ultimo Wine …

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Highlights From a Visit Down Under

Author: Harvey Steiman
Source: Wine Spectator Blog
Date: Jun 2010

Now that I’m back from Australia, I’ve compiled the following small but quirky list of highs and lows:

Most Pleasant Surprise (Barrel Tasting Division): Pinot Noir from Brian Croser’s new Foggy Hill vineyard way down on the Fleurieu Peninsula, south …

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