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Secateurs Badenhorst Family Wines Rosé 2013


Recommendation: GREAT Rosé at a Bargain price.

Winery/Producer: Badenhorst Family wines; Kalmoesfontein, Paardeberg, South Africa.

Grape Variety: Rosé Blend: 57% Cinsault, 27% Shiraz and 16% Grenache.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Swartland, South Africa.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $12.60 with a 10% mixed case discount.

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Homemade lentil soup.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before opening. Fairly dark clear salmon color. Forest floor and strawberry and red current aromas. Medium body and a delicious dry, VERY (in bold caps) fruity taste that ends with a crisp medium-long slightly mineral finish. An excellent balance of sweetness and acidity. Smooth as silk, loaded with flavor and refreshing. GREAT Rosé at a Bargain price.

    She said: Pale mercurochrome color, clear with widely spaced irregular legs that were slow moving and hard to find. Slight berry aroma was followed by fruity flavor and smooth creamy texture on the palate. With medium long finish it was a bargain wine at $12.60. Our dinner was a humble soup and the wine elevated it to something special. I would but it again in a flash!

    Comments:

Alcohol: 13%

Bar code: 6 009800 591118

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