Tag: Tiers Vineyard 2010 Chardonnay

Three great reviews for three great sites from Jancis Robinson

Author: Jancis RObinson
Date: May 2013

Tapanappa Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay 2010 Piccadilly Valley 

17 points 
Drink 2015-2022

“Smoky nose. […] Still quite youthful but you can see where it is headed. Pretty chewy for the moment but nice savour. Really succulent.”

Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Pinot

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A comparative tasting

Author: Andrew Graham
Source: Australian WIne Review
Date: Apr 2013

The following reviews are taken from an article written by Andrew Graham on a comparative tasting of Tapanappa’s Chardonnay’s amd Pinot Noir’s alongside Domaine Chanson’s Burgundy offerings.

Original article:…

Tapanappa Piccadilly Valley Chardonnay 2010

Top Burgundian vineyard dirt Sourced

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2010 Tiers Chardonnay – 95 points, a whole new level

Author: Jeremy Pringle
Date: Feb 2013

Some will say that it could do without all the oak. And it probably could. Then again, that would make it a completely different wine…

Textured and toasty, powerful and structured. Grapefruit, melon and yellow peach with a wicked mineral

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Tiers 2010 Chardonnay – 95 points

Author: Jeremy Oliver
Source: The Australian Wine annual
Date: Jan 2013

Long, tightly focused and already very complex, with a waxy, creamy bouquet of grapefruit, melon and fresh vanilla oak backed by nuances of ginger and butterscotch. Underpinned by waxy and nutty complexity, its evenly ripened, juicy presence of melon and

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2010 Tiers Chardonnay – lovely length and power

Author: Nick Stock
Source: The Good Wine Guide
Date: Nov 2012

This is a forthright and concentrated style of chardonnay, with plenty of sweet oak layered into the mix of yellow stone fruit aromas, some creamy nougat complexity too. The palate delivers restarined fruit that has been lavished with rich, sweet,

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Cracking wine! – 2010 Tiers Chardonnay

Author: Julian Coldrey
Date: Oct 2012

Earlier in the week, I hurriedly tasted the current releases of Tapanappa’s three single vineyard wines. All are worthy and exciting but I was especially drawn to this one. I have been looking forward to spending a bit more quality

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97 Points – Profound

Author: Huon Hooke
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Date: Sep 2012

A very fine, taught wine that needs coaxing but, like a good Cote de Beaune, builds characters the longer it’s in the glass. Profound, subtly powerful, with a haunting perfume of flowers, spices and citrus fruit.
97 / 100

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2010 Tiers Chardonnay – 95 points

Author: Campbell Mattinson
Date: Jul 2012

The Tiers Vineyard – owned by Ann Croser – is 31 years old and sits at 450 metres above sea level. Its highly prized crop of chardonnay is divided between Tapanappa and Petaluma. Tapanappa takes its portion of the crop

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Best yet

Author: Chris Shanahan
Source: Canberra Times
Date: Jun 2012

Tapanappa Tiers Vineyard Piccadilly Valley Chardonnay 2010

Tapanappa Foggy Hill Vineyard Fleurieu Peninsula Pinot Noir 2010

In 2001 Lion Nathan acquired Petaluma (founded in 1976 by Brian Croser). But Croser retained control of the Tiers vineyard, a key source of

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In defence of 2010

Author: Brian Croser
Source: Tapanappa
Date: May 2012

Two blogs in a day! 

Not quite, as the previous one had been under preparation for some time.

Having hailed the 2012 vintage in the great tradition of Murray Tyrrell (renowned for announcing the vintage of the century every year), …

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Tiers Vineyard 2010 Chardonnay – 96 points/5 goblets

Author: James Halliday
Source: Wine Companion
Date: May 2012

A tightly wound, restrained and unevolved bouquet of pear, grapefruit, spring florals and very fine toasty oak; the palate is taut, with the vibrant acidity providing line to the latent power of the fruit within; long, refreshing, fine and resoundingly

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