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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 Packaging Analysis Boplaas Bonaparte Red Dessert Wine 1989 Delicate […]

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