Paxton is a family owned and run McLaren Vale wine company; founder and owner, David Paxton, is one of Australia's most highly respected viticulturists; David's son Michael oversees the winemaking and second son, Ben, manages Cellar Door. Paxton vineyards are managed using biodynamic farming principles – farming without the use of synthetic fertilisers and pesticides with a focus on promoting healthy, living soils through natural compost preparations. From vintage 2011 Paxton vineyards are NASAA certified organic/biodynamic and are the first Australian winery member of 1% For The Planet, a global network of environmentally conscious companies that give at least 1% of their annual sales to environmental causes.
VARIETY: 100% Tempranillo
100% Organic | Biodynamic | Vegan
REGION: McLaren Vale
VINEYARD: Landcross Farm
COLOUR: Vibrant red with a purple hue
AROMA: Lifted fragrance of cinnamon and clove spices with bright red berry fruit.
PALATE: Light bodied and spice driven mouth-feel with emperor plum, cherry and Turkish delight. Finished with a lovely hint of oak and integrated tannins.
DRINK WITH: Tapas, roasted vegetables and Mexican food such as nachos, burritos and any dish with corn as a major ingredient.
CELLARING: A drink now style of wine, however careful cellaring of 4-8 years will be rewarded.
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