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Tag: Foggy Hill Vineyard 2008 Pinot Noir

Liquid Hunches: Tapanappa Pinot Noir Foggy hill Vineyard 2008

Author: Bob Tyrer
Source: The Sunday Times
Date: Sep 2011

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What I needed for my £20 was a wine with lowish tannins, a nice bit of acidity and intriguing flavours that come and go in the glass.

And third, to the cool Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia, where …

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Pinots you should get to know

Author: Huon Hooke
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Feb 2011

From Huon Hooke’s article on the recent Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir Celebration.

Some of my personal favourites at the pinot celebration: Tapanappa Foggy hill 2008; Dexter 2008; Paringa Estate Single Vineyard 2008; Moorooduce Estate The Moorooduc 2009 and 2008; Ten

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2008 Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir

Author: Hamish Anderson
Source: The Telegraph - Telegraph Magazine
Date: Dec 2010

A massive step up from the debut 2007 Foggy, so much so that it looks rather good value considering what you get in Burgundy (pinot’s home) for £20. To lay your hands on any of the other superb Tapanappa wines, …

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Tapanappa 2008 Fleurieu Peninsula Pinot Noir – Top 100 Wines

Author: Robert Geddes MW
Source: Australian Wine Vintages 28th Edition 2011
Date: Sep 2010

The 2008 Foggy Hill Pinot Noir has been named in Robert Geddes MW’s Top 100 Wines, in the latest edition of his Australian Wine Vintages (aka the gold book).

Certificate for Top 100 Wines for 2008 Foggy Hill Pinot Noir

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Foggy Hill Vineyard Fleurieu Peninsula Pinot Noir 2008 – 5 glasses – 94 points

Author: James Halliday
Source: James Halliday Wine Companion 2011
Date: Jun 2010

Good hue; a very intense pinot, with red and black fruits, the latter predominant, interlaced with fine but markedly savoury tannins. Needs at least three years. Cork.

14% alc. Rating 94 Drink 2015 $50 Date Tasted Jul 09…

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Wine Masterclass – Tapanappa vs the superstars

Author: Andrew Graham
Source: Australian Wine Review
Date: Jun 2010

I’ve banged on before about the quality of the Tapanappa range, particularly the Tiers Chardonnay, and I recently had the opportunity to put this quality to the test, with Brian Croser putting on a masterclass that pitted the Tapanappa wines …

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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008 – 5 stars

Author: Ralph Kyte-Powell
Source: The Age - Epicure
Date: Jun 2010

From the highest, coolest vineyard on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula, this pinot is a product of a high-powered Australian-French collaboration. Fragrant and delicate floral and undergrowth aromas give lift to sour cherry fruit and malty richness. It has a silky …

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Tapanappa, Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008 – 93/100

Author: Tom Cannavan
Source: www.wine-pages.com
Date: Jun 2010

This is only the second vintage of the Tapanappa Pinot Noir. It has an immediate charm and delicacy, with soft, curranty and gently smoky aromas leading onto a palate that somehow manages both intense fruit sweetness and elegant freshness. There’s …

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Tapanappa 2008 Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir – 93/100

Author: Tom Cannavan
Source: wine-pages.com
Date: Jun 2010

Regular readers will know I’m a big fan of Brian Croser’s Tapannapa, a decidedly terroir-driven project started by the ex-Petaluma winemaker in association with two French partners. This is only the second vintage of the Tapanappa Pinot Noir, sourced from …

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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Pinot Noir – 91 Points

Author: Chris Plummer
Source: Australian Wine Journal
Date: Jun 2010

There’s an awful lot to be said for wine legend Brian Croser’s Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir. Meticulous site selection, superlative vineyard management and carefully judged winemaking have created an utterly unique expression of Australian pinot noir, which sits …

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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Pinot Noir 2008 – 94 Points

Author: Chris Plummer
Source: Australian Wine Journal
Date: Jun 2010

It presents a very youthful expression of bright red cherry notes with savoury accents and definitive spice, fresh cedar/vanilla oak also plays a part. The palate announces itself with a beautifully silken, sensuous texture, the likes of which I’ve almost …

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Tapanappa, Foggy Hill Pinot Noir 2008 Fleurieu Peninsula

Author: Jancis Robinson
Source: JancisRobinson.com
Date: Jun 2010

Last week my bloodstream was replaced by a stream of 2008 burgundy in my veins. (We are just about to publish more than 1,350 tasting notes on this intriguing vintage, the result of intensive tasting during a week in Burgundy …

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Grape Expectations

Author: Ken Gargett
Source: Men's Health
Date: Jun 2010

Bringing a decent bottle of wine can help tame a prospective father-in-law while quietly creating an impression of worldly sophistication. If you’re opting for a red MH wine expert Ken Gargett, a wine judge and the author of Don’t Buy …

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Corker of a year – Jeff Gordon lifts the lid on his top drops of 2009

Author: Jeff Gordon
Source: Melbourne Weekly
Date: Jun 2010

The Tapanappa Pinot [08] from Fleurieu is outstanding.…

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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Fleurieu Peninsula Pinot Noir 2008 – 17.3/91+ points

Author: Andrew Graham
Source: OZWineReview.com
Date: Jun 2010

Much more enjoyable than the last time I tasted it (big bowled Riedels help) this is definitely not a Burgundian Pinot, yet it’s still a stylish wine. Sour cherry and rhubarb on a stalky, rather masculine and brawny nose. It’s …

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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Fleurieu Peninsula Pinot Noir 2008 – 94 Points

Author: James Halliday
Source: Australian Wine Companion
Date: Jun 2010

Good hue; a very intense pinot, with red and black fruits, the latter predominant, interlaced with fine but markedly savoury tannins. Needs at least three years. Cork.

94 points.…

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91 Points – Tapanappa 2008 Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir

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

Velvety and rich, no heavy hut intcnse, with cherry, spice and wet earth aromas and flavors, with a distinct mineraliry on the finish that doesn?t quit. The length is impressive. Drink now through 2015. 630 cases made.?H.S.…

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94 points – 5 stars – 2008 Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir

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Source: Gourmet Traveller WINE
Date: Jun 2010

A powerfully built pinot belying the young age of the vines: dark colour, vanilla and toasty oak aromas over dark fruits; the palate is full bodied and tight with ample tannins and plenty of concentration. Impressive stuff. Needs time. 1-7+ …

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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard 2008 Pinot Noir – 91 points

Author: harvey Steiman
Source: Wine Spectator Insider, Vol. 5, No. 41
Date: Jun 2010

Velvety and rich, not heavy but intense, with cherry, spice and wet earth aromas and flavors, with a distinct minerality on the finish that doesn?t quit. The length is impressive. Drink now through 2015. 91 points.…

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Tapanappa Foggy Hill Pinot Noir 2008 – 91+ Points

Author: Gary Walsh
Source: www.winefront.com.au
Date: Jun 2010

Interesting wine this – it tastes distinctly different to most Australian Pinot.

There’s plenty of sweet spicy oak on opening (it subsides) and then come red fruits with some dark cherry. Medium bodied, fresh and firm with particularly attractive kitten …

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Tapanappa Fleurieu Peninsula Pinot Noir 2008

Author: Chris Shanahan
Source: www.chrisshanahan.com
Date: Jun 2010

South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula gives its name to a wine zone embracing the warm McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek regions ? source of generous ripe wines. But the peninsula juts further south, swinging westward into the Great Southern Ocean, producing …

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