Oxford Landing 2011 Pinot Grigio
Want to see a wine that gets talked about in a group of friends AND it is under $10? This is it. At the Sydney Good Food & Wine Show I attended a food & wine matching session with Oxford Landing. Sitting next to a group of friends, this was the talk of the table. They loved the ‘foodability’, well and the fact that it was not Sauvignon Blanc. While I can certainly attest to the foodability of the wine, what also impressed me was that the winemaking team have given the wine 4 – 6 months lees work & native yeast ferment for a wine that you will pick up for under $10.
The extra care taken has produced a wine that has the varietal pear fruit with some ripe melon lift. It is a dry fresh drink offering generous round fruit weight hitting the middle palate. I would be drinking this with friends – anywhere!
Date: 22 June 2012 Price: $9 Value: $$$$ Drink: Now
Disclaimer: I did attend the session as a guest of Oxford Landing.