A A Badenhorst Secateurs, Rosé 2020, Paardeberg South Africa

A A Badenhorst Secateurs, Rosé 2020, Paardeberg South Africa

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High ABV 11.5+ , Low Intervention , Vegan ,
12.0% Vol
Cranberry, Redcurrant and wild roses
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AA Badenhorst Family Wines are made by master winemaker Adi Badenhorst at Kalmoesfontein Farm in the Paardeberg area. The property is owned by cousins Hein and Adi Badenhorst who have restored a neglected cellar on the farm that was last used in the 1930's to make natural wines in the traditional manner. The vineyards consist of very old bushvines planted to Chenin Blanc average 40 years, Cinsault or Cape Hermitage 45 years, and Grenache 58 years old. The vines are unirrigated and farmed as biologically as possible. The vineyards are planted on East, North and South facing slopes bringing tremendous variety to the fruit. Fruit from other selected sites within the appellation are also purchased to complete the final blends. The soils consist of three distinct types of granite - namely the Paardeberg, Lammershoek and Lemoenfontein type that are found here with many different types of sub-surface geology. The winemaking - all fruit - red and white - is whole bunch-handled, and no crushing or destemming takes place. The whites are transferred directly to old casks or into concrete tanks for fermentation and ageing. The red grapes are fermented in concrete tanks and open wooden kuipe. The post fermentation maceration is lengthy - up to 4 months, where after the wines are put to cask or 4000 Litre foudres. No additions are made to the grapes other than sulphur before and after fermentation.

You pick up the delightful hints of cranberry, red currants and wild roses. A beautiful drink. Delicious with a vegetable tart, salad, bbq fish and chicken. While you don't want to overthink rose, this one is actually quite sophisticated, with its texture, quite a gastronomic example of rose and a good one for drinking in the cooler months. The elegance of the fruit and texture makes us think of a rather stylish white wine as it floats in the mouth, and then you get the delicious notes of cranberry cut in. 

Elegant, floral and fresh

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