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Auction Wines 2014

AA Badenhorst Kalmoesfontein Dassiekop Steen 2012 Chenin Blanc grapes, whole bunch pressed and fermented naturally in old Foudres. Tasting Notes: Full textured, great length with white fruits and subtle spice notes. Winemaker: Adi Badenhorst Price raised per case 6 x 750ml or equivalent Highest: R 3 200.00 Lowest: R 2 400.00 Average: R 2 680.00 […]

Auction Wines 2013

AA Badenhorst Family Wines L.D.R. Shiraz 2011 Whole bunch fermented in concrete tank. Matured in old casks for 15 months. Tasting Notes: Classic Swartland granite characters of spice and pure fruit notes. Medium bodied with chalky tannins and mineral finish. Winemaker: Adi Badenhorst Price raised per case 6 x 750ml or equivalent Highest: R 3 […]

Auction Wines 2012

AA Badenhorst Family Wines Ramnasgras 2011 Whole bunch fermented in open fermenters. Matured in a third fill 500 litre cask for 11 months. Tasting Notes: Typical varietal notes of red fruit and perfume. Medium bodied and mineral. Winemaker: Adi Badenhorst Price raised per case 6 x 750ml or equivalent Highest: R 1 900.00 Lowest: R […]

Auction Wines 2011

Ataraxia Chardonnay 2010 Sourced from a singularly unique vineyard site in the upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Intensely interventionist fruit selection was followed by an extreme non-interventionist winemaking approach. This wine was 100% fermented and matured in French oak barrels personally sourced from selected coopers in the Burgundy region of France. Fortnightly battonage was employed throughout the […]

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 […]

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