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Oxford Landing Chardonnay 2009
Chardonnay from South Australia, Australia
Pale golden straw with vibrant green hues, the 2009 Oxford Landing Chardonnay displays lifted aromas of fresh peaches, citrus and honeydew melon with an underlying hint of nougat and nutmeg and cinnamon spice. The wine has an even texture and flavors of white stone fruit and fresh citrus. The fine creamy texture is a result of continual lees stirring after fermentation. The palate finishes crisply with a lingering tantalising acidity.
Oxford Landing Winery
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.Like the United States, which is about the same size, Australia's winemaking regions are huddled into one or two pockets of the country. The state of South Australia, which produces about 60% of the country's wine, also has the most wineries and sub-regions, including McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley. New South Wales is home to the Hunter Valley, while the smaller, southern state of Victoria is best known for theYarra Valley. Head way west to the very large state of Western Australia and you'll find the tiny region of Margaret River at the southern tip.
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