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Paxton is Australia's leading producer of biodynamically farmed grapes, managing 300 acres of vines spread across the diverse terroirs of McLaren Vale.The company was founded in 1979 by renowned viticulturist David Paxton, although the family did not release the first Paxton wines until 2000. David, who does a very convincing impersonation of the crusty Aussie farmer, was not completely convinced by biodynamics at first, famously telling a top journalist 'biodynamics is the biggest heap of...
Vibrant purple and red hues. Explosion of raspberries, strawberries, mulberries and plums with a hint of lavender and sandalwood. Medium bodied drink "NOW" style of wine, bright and fresh red berry fruits followed by a fantastic mid palate packed full of vibrant layers of fruit intensity and topped off with silky tannins and a velvet finish.
NOW by PAXTON stands for NATURAL ORGANIC WINE. The consumer market demand has been growing steadily for Preservative Free/Natural wines. As leaders in organic production, it was obvious that Paxton needed a product for this category. In addition to Natural, PF & Organic, we wanted to make a young, drink NOW style shiraz that was different from our existing Shiraz styles.