Noon Winery is a small, family-owned winery in McLaren Vale producing earth-shattering red wines! Drew and his wife Raegan – gentle, considered people – took over the family winery in 1996. Their quiet respect for the land they nurture and the vines they tend is reflected in their wine-making style; gloriously powerful wines with minimal processing.
The property has 4.2ha of estate-grown bush vine Grenache vineyards planted in 1934 (the Home Block) and 1943 (BJ’s Block), with plantings in 1999 of a further 1.5ha, mostly Graciano. The Shiraz and Cabernet vineyards are grower owned by friends, the Borrett Family, in Langhorne Creek – tiny vineyards planted in 1962 and 1972 respectively. Production at Noon is only 3000 cases (in a good year) mostly sold to their loyal Australian customers. For most of the year, their cellar door sports a sign simply stating “Sorry, we have sold out of wine. Cellar door will reopen next November”!
“Noon wines are the benchmarks against which all others must be compared” Robert Parker
“…this stunning Shiraz is the finest I have ever tasted from the Langhorne Creek sector of South Australia” Robert Parker (of Noon Reserve Shiraz)
“…an opulent, full-bodied, concentrated wine that beautifully combines finesse and power” Robert Parker (of Noon Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon)
“Drew Noon sets the bar for South Australia” Jay Miller, The Wine Advocate