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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,...
- 94 Points -
Chenin based, with six Rhône grapes plus Colombard and Semillon, this delicately wooded cuvée treads a fine line between rigour and exoticism. Floral apricot and pear flavours are framed and supported by acidity and minerality.See detailed press review