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Tag: Tiers Vineyard 2005 Chardonnay

Tapanappa Etages Chardonnay Tiers Vineyard Piccadilly Valley 2005

Author: Anthony Gismondi & Stuart Tobe
Source: GismondiOnWine.com
Date: Oct 2010

This wine is a knockout punch for Oz chardonnay that gets little respect on the world stage. Tiers Vineyard was the first vineyard planted in the Adelaide Hills since the 19th and marks the centre of the Piccadilly Valley. The …

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Tapanappa 2005 Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay – 18 Points

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

A powerful wine, with great structure and length, but very slightly grippy on the finish. 18 Points…

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Tapanappa, Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay 2005 Adelaide Hills 17.5 Drink 2007-12

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

Notably sweet, smooth texture. Just the merest hint of coffee and spice (perhaps because of the Vosges oak used? ? new and old). Good acidity but texture is really is its strong suit, from vines planted in 1979. Some creamy …

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Wine Behind The Label 2007 – Philip Williamson & David Moore –

Author: Philip Williamson & David Moore
Source: Wine Behind The Label 2007
Date: Jun 2010

Australian Financial Review Magazine – Philip Rich – Dec 07

Author: Philip Rich
Source: Australian Financial Review Magazine
Date: Jun 2010

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate – October 2007

Author:
Source: Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Date: Jun 2010

New World Wines with Old World Charms

Author: Tim Atkin MW
Source: The Observer
Date: Jun 2010

2005 Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay

Author: Josh Raynolds
Source: Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
Date: Jun 2010

92 points.

Pale yellow. Highly perfumed nose offers a complex array of smoky, leesy citrus and pit fruit aromas underscored by toasty oak and sweet butter. The fresh peach and yellow plum flavors possess impressive depth and are nicely brightened …

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Western Suburbs Weekly – John Jens – 26th of June 2007

Author: John Jens
Source: Western Suburbs Weekly
Date: Jun 2010

Decanter – Mark O’Halleron – July 2007

Author: Mark O'Halleron
Source: Decanter
Date: Jun 2010

First Taste

Author: Simon Woods
Source: Wine & Spirit
Date: Jun 2010

The Financial Review Magazine – Philip Rich – June 2007

Author: Philip Rich
Source: The Financial Review Magazine
Date: Jun 2010

Tapanappa Tiers Vineyard 2005 Chardonnay

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

The concept of Tapanappa is to make ultra-premium, terroir-specific wines from their South Australian vineyards. Tiers vineyard was selected for the Chardonnay because it “mirrors the southern end of the Cotes de Beaune, where the great Montrachets are grown.” The …

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Blend goes for Broke

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

Later that day I proceeded to dinner with the same underlying message: there is never enough great wine and always too much mediocre product, the main virtue of which is its alcohol content. At the dinner the hosts were the …

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Chardonnay Partnership

Author: Winsor Dobbin
Source: Winestate
Date: Jun 2010

Former Petaluma supremo Brian Croser had to treat his vineyard owner wife Ann to a week in the best hotel in Paris to convince her to release half of the chardonnay grapes from her Tiers Vineyard in the Piccadilly Valley …

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Tapanappa by Brian Croser

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

Meaning ‘Stick to the path’ in aboriginal language, Tapanappa is a super-premium Australian label, launched by one of the great names of Australian winemaking, Brian Croser (left). Croser found fame as owner and winemaker at Petaluma, one of Australia’s icon …

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Pathfinder: Brian Croser and Tapanappa

Author: Andrew Jefford
Source: World of Fine Wine
Date: Jun 2010

Summer Better- The 20 Must Try Wines for Summer

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

Daily Telegraph – Jonathan Ray – 9th of December 2006

Author: Jonathan Ray
Source: Daily Telegraph
Date: Jun 2010

Tapanappa Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay 2005

Author: Andrew Wood
Source: www.divineonline.com.au
Date: Jun 2010

Tapanappa is a joint venture between Brian Croser, Bollinger and the Cazes family (who own Lynch Bages in Bordeaux). The fruit is sourced from the Tiers vineyard in the Adelaide Hills (Croser retained ownership of the vineyard after Lion Nathan …

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Chardonnay trail again

Author: Jamie Goode
Source: www.wineanorak.com
Date: Jun 2010

Another data point for the Chardonnay trail, an unofficial series of notes on examples of this variety that have been accumulating on my blog in recent weeks.

This time it’s off to Australia – the Piccadilly Valley of South Australia, …

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Wine Spectator – Harvey Steiman – 6th of September 2006

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

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