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2017 BADENHORST FAMILY WINES Secateurs Chenin Blanc

BADENHORST FAMILY WINES Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2017

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  • 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 -

    April 2018

    Another terrific vintage for this 'entry level chenin from Adi Badenhorst, firm and grippy with more than a little extract, and significant depth and length. Flavours run in the yellow fruit spectrum, ripe but not over the top, even considering the drought-ridden vintage. A brilliant introduction.

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