Bright plum with magenta hues, the 2008 Oxford Landing GSM has lifted
forest berry fruits with hints of liquorice and spice. Plum and dark fruit from the
Shiraz are complemented by the raspberries, red cherries and spice from the
Grenache, creating a rich compote of flavors on the palate. These flavors
are balanced on the palate by the chalky Mourvedre tannins that provide a
slightly savory finish that lingers long after the wine is consumed.
Bright ruby. Raspberry and cherry on the nose, with complicating notes of anise and rose. Shows an array of red fruit qualities on the palate, accented by a hint of bitter chocolate. Finishes with a light touch and good bite. This blend of grenache, shiraz and mourvedre offers impressive balance and delicacy for the money.
Oxford Landing isn't some invented name on a wine label. It's a real place, a real vineyard, that lies alongside the River Murray near the South Australian river town of Waikerie. Wyndham Hill Smith found this place in 1958 and Yalumba purchased the block naming it Oxford Landing after a nearby site where drovers once grazed and watered sheep on the long journey to Adelaide from northern pastoral properties.
Today, Oxford Landing has matured into... View More