The Paxon Pinot Gris originates from the McLaren Vale region of South Australia.
This wine is pale straw in colour with subtle floral notes, followed by aromas of nashi pear, green apple and a touch of flint. The palate offers an array of fruit characters; including white peach and lemon zest.
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 1% For The Planet, a global network of environmentally conscious companies that give at least 1% of their annual sales to environmental causes.