The Paxon Tempranillo originates from the McLaren Vale region of South Australia.
This wine is vibrant red with purple hues. Aromas of blackberry, pomegranate and raspberry licorice. Medium to full-bodied wine with flavours of raspberry, integrated oak and balanced tannins on the finish.
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 2010 Paxton vineyards are NASAA certified “organic/biodynamic in conversion” and are the first Australian winery member of 10.000000or The Planet, a global network of environmentally conscious companies that give at least 10f their annual sales to environmental causes.
This terrific Tempranillo is definitely in the savoury vein: it has hints of old leather and warm soil and dried mushrooms – all characters that make it taste absolutely delicious with succulent Spanish-style roast lamb.”