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2016 BADENHORST FAMILY WINES Secateurs Chenin Blanc

BADENHORST FAMILY WINES Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2016

25.53* CAD

$25.53* * Suggested retail price

  • 16 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 762005
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Open
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • South Africa
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Wine of origin (WO)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Western Cape
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Coastal Region, Swartland
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Chenin Blanc 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • About this winery

    Scruffy-faced and ponytailed, Adi Badenhorst is one of the wine world's great characters. Formerly the winemaker at the renowned Stellenbosch estate Rustenberg, he comes from a family with a distinguished wine pedigree: his grandfather was the general manager at Groot Constantia for 46 years. In 2008 together with his cousin Hein he purchased a 60 acre farm which was in the middle of nowhere and had been abandoned since the 1930's. The idea was to make natural wines in the traditional manner,...

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Press reviews

  • - 90 Points -

    Stephen Tanzer, May 2017

    Bright yellow-gold. Ripe but subtle scents of pineapple, anise and dusty wild herbs; one gets a sense of terroir here. A step up in energy and grip from the 2015 Curator, showing lovely salinity and fresh acidity, but less round and harmonious today, and still with a bit of unabsorbed CO2. This very dry, slightly disjointed Chenin Blanc has excellent density and material but needs a year or so to harmonize.

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  • - 90 Points -

    February 2017

    Brightly defined, with delicious quince, persimmon and green almond notes forming a core that is threaded with quinine and white ginger details. A light touch of toast on the finish lets the fruit and minerality play out.

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