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Family Red

AA Badenhorst, Family Red 2016

R335

11 in stock

Notes

AA Badenhorst Family Wines are grown, made and matured on Kalmoesfontein farm in the Swartland appellation of South Africa. The 28ha of old bushvines grow in the Siebritskloof part of the Paardeberg mountain.

The property is owned by the dynamic and good looking cousins Hein and Adi Badenhorst. They are originally from Constantia. Their grandfather was the farm manager of Groot Constantia for 46 years. Their fathers were born there and farmed together in Constantia, during the days when people still ate fresh vegetables and Hanepoot grapes, drank Cinsault and there were a lot less traffic lights and hippies still had a presence. Together these two have restored a neglected cellar on the farm that was last used in the 1930′s to make natural wines in the traditional manner.

Tasting notes:
'“A blend of all our wines with some Syrah from next door,” is how Adi Badenhorst describes this signature red blend of Rhône with one Portuguese grape (Tinta Barocca). It’s a stylish, beautifully judged cuvée, all red plum and raspberry with a stony, refreshing finish. 2019-26' – Tim Atkin SA Special Report 2018, 94/100

AA Badenhorst Family Wines are grown, made and matured on Kalmoesfontein farm in the Swartland appellation of South Africa. The 28ha of old bushvines grow in the Siebritskloof part of the Paardeberg mountain.

The property is owned by the dynamic and good looking cousins Hein and Adi Badenhorst. They are originally from Constantia. Their grandfather was the farm manager of Groot Constantia for 46 years. Their fathers were born there and farmed together in Constantia, during the days when people still ate fresh vegetables and Hanepoot grapes, drank Cinsault and there were a lot less traffic lights and hippies still had a presence. Together these two have restored a neglected cellar on the farm that was last used in the 1930′s to make natural wines in the traditional manner.

Tasting notes:
'“A blend of all our wines with some Syrah from next door,” is how Adi Badenhorst describes this signature red blend of Rhône with one Portuguese grape (Tinta Barocca). It’s a stylish, beautifully judged cuvée, all red plum and raspberry with a stony, refreshing finish. 2019-26' – Tim Atkin SA Special Report 2018, 94/100

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TA 94

Country

ZA

Region

Swartland

Style

Red

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