This is the 4th vintage of Secateurs Red
blend bottled under the Badenhorst Family
Wines. We are very happy with the quality
of this wine and expect it to develop
wonderfully over the next couple of years.
The heafty Cinsault component will ensure
excellent ageing and enough suppleness for
drinking young. As you know most of the
great old wines of the Cape had a good
dollop of Cinsault in them – called
Hermitake in those days!
The aromas are perfumed, peppery, spicey,
smokey and exhibit ripe red fruit notes.
As always the palate texture of this style of
wine is supple, smooth on the entry but
with enough grip to end dry and refreshing.
In the mouth the texture and fineness of
fruit tannin and drinkability of the wine is