Oxford Landing Shiraz 2009

Syrah/Shiraz from South Australia, Australia

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Item No. 108795
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS88
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

A deep purple red, the Oxford Landing Estates Shiraz 2009 has lifted aromas of dark berry and plum fruit with hints of chocolate and anise. The palate is smooth and succulent with generous flavours of licorice, raspberry and allspice with hints of jasmine. Soft tannins and berry fruit persistence lead to a long, slightly savory finish.

Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

Critical Acclaim

"Bright and lively, with raspberry and cherry flavors delivering charm and lingering on the open-weave finish. Drink now through 2013. 8,000 cases imported."
88 Points

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JB Braun - Newtown Square, PA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(12/18/2011)
Style: Light & Fruity
Not sure how it garnered 88 from WS - but it was more of a 78 to me. The wine was weak in the nose, weak in the body, and definitely weak to the palate. Wasn't one of my better picks.
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Learn About Oxford Landing Map ItMap It

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 one of Australia's most innovative viticultural enterprises delivering varietal flavor through a collection of value priced varietal wines.

Learn About South Australia

The majority of wines from Australia come from this state. Home to the red wine regions of McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley, South Australia produces some of the finest red wines of the country, and some say in the world. White wines gain their reputation from the distinctive Rieslings of Clare Valley.

Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

Read More About Syrah/Shiraz

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