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Category Archives: Auction Wines

Auction Wines 2010

AA Badenhorst Family Wines Auction Red 2005 The grapes were co-fermented together naturally. Traditional extraction methods were used during the fermentation, followed by a long extended maceration on the skins. The wine was matured in a cask for 36 months before being bottled without filtration. Tasting note: Full bodied, complex, with excellent age-ability. Winemaker: Adi […]

Auction Wines 2009

AA Badenhorst Family Wines Kalmoesfontein Noble Late Harvest 2008 Winemaking Notes Wonderful, fully botrytised grapes were meticulously hand picked during four passes starting late March and finishing early April 2008. The grapes were basked pressed and the little juice collected was placed into a small French oak cask for natural fermentation. Tasting Notes Very typical […]

Auction Wines 2008

A.A. Badenhorst Family Wines Auction Blend 2005 The grapes were co-fermented together naturally. Traditional extraction methods were used during the fermentation, followed by a long extended maceration on skins. The wine was matured in a small cask for 36 months before bottling without filtration. Tasting note: Full bodied, complex, with excellent age-ability. Winemaker: Adi Badenhorst […]

Auction Wines 2007

Ataraxia Chardonnay 2006 This wine is the product of two individual and unique vineyard sites situated along the R320, Hemel-en-Aarde. Soils from these sites are derived from well-drained Table Mountain sandstone which overlay intrusions of clay rich shale from the bokkeveld group. Because of the cool climate that exists in this valley, the grapes were […]

Auction Wines 2006

Boplaas Potstill Brandy 1996 100% Colombar, taken through double distillation and matured for 10 years in French limousin barrels. Tasting Note: Rich, golden colour. Lovely dried peach and vanilla flavours with a long, lingering finish. A brandy that my great grandfather, who exported brandy to London in 1880 would have been proud of. Winemaker: Carel […]

Auction Wines 2005

Boekenhoutskloof Auction Reserve Syrah 2003 Two selected barrels – one new and one 3rd fill French oak. Natural fermentation followed by 27 months in barrique. From Wellington vineyards. Tasting note: Ripe, spicy aromatic nose, with hints of cloves and pepper. Full and rich palate with good lengthy finish. Winemaker: Marc Kent Price raised per case […]

Auction Wines 2004

Boekenhoutskloof Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2001 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Fermented with we372 with regular pump overs / punch downs.  7 day post fermentation maceration followed by malolactic fermentation in cask and 27 month maturation in 100% new French oak barriques. Tasting note: Red currant aromas with cinnamon and rich oaking detail. Full bodied with big structure […]

Auction Wines 2003

Boplaas Auction Reserve Port 2001 50% Touriga National, 30% Tinta Barocca, 20% Souzo – One of the best ports ever made at Boplaas, with 2001 being an exceptional year for port quality in Calitzdorp. Tasting note: Intense, dark black colour, velvety but firm tannins for ageing, not over sweet. Made in the drier Portuguese style. […]

Auction Wines 2002

Boplaas Auction Reserve Port 2000 The alcohol and firm ripe tannins are well integrated with a rich fruitiness. Showing dried fruit, chocolate, black berries and cinnamon on the nose, this wine will age well for 25 years or more. Winemaker: Carel Nel Price raised per case 6 x 750ml or equivalent Highest: R 950.00 Lowest: […]

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