Chenin Blanc Klip Klop  2018

BADENHORST FAMILY WINES

Chenin Blanc Klip Klop
2018

Product code
827754
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Allocated
Status
Available
Country
South Africa
Regulated designation
Wine of origin (WO)
Region
Western Cape
Varietal(s)
Chenin Blanc 100 %
Color
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

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

Tim Atkin MW

- 96 points -

September 2019

It's an invidious choice, but this is my pick of the array of superb Badenhorst Chenins in
2018. Sourced from a very rocky "haut granitika" site, as it says on the label, this is a world class white. Stony, pithy, chiselled and complex, it's appley and saline, with the faintest hint of wood and a finish that lingers hauntingly on the tongue.

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