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A A Badenhorst Family White 2015

 
Country: South africa
Region: Coastal region
Type: White
Producer: Badenhorst
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vintage: 2015
Alcohol: 14%

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A compelling white blend from the Badenhorst stable. Awesome stuff.


Tasting Notes

31% Chenin Blanc, 17% Grenache Blanc, 14% Roussanne, 12% Verdelho, 8% Clairette Blanche, 7% Viognier, 6% Semillon, 3% Marsanne and 2% Palomino, all given about a year in large 500 or 600l, old barrels.


Press Note:

"White and yellow fruit, dried herbs and yeasty complexity. Real drive to the palate - super concentration and lively acidity before a pithy finish. 95 points" Decanter 'It doesn’t get more involved than the White 2015 from Swartland producer A.A. Badenhorst Family Wines, a blend consisting of 20% Chenin Blanc, 13% each of Clairette, Roussanne and Verdelho, 9% each of Grenache Blanc and Grenache Gris, 8% Marsanne, 7% Viognier, 5% Semillon and 3% Palomino. The end result is compelling. Aromatics of citrus and peach plus flowers, dried herbs and gravel road dustiness while the palate has a great purity about it without being overtly fruity – it comes across as very deftly made with none of those components there by accident. Nothing too easy about it – in fact, it’s quite formidable right now – very tight and savoury – but should mature with benefit.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za 94/100

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