A. A. Badenhorst Secateurs Red 2013

A. A. Badenhorst Secateurs Red 2013 South Africa  Western Cape  Coastal Region  Swartland Red Wine  Red Blend
Product ID: 30111
Region: South Africa, Western Cape, Coastal Region, Swartland
Varietal: Shiraz, Grenache, Cinsault
Type: Red Wine, Red Blend
Vintage: 2013
Size: 750ml
ABV%: 13.4
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"The aromas are perfumed, peppery, spicey, smokey and exhibit ripe red fruit notes. The palate is supple, smooth on the entry but with enough grip and freshness to finish dry and refreshing. In the mouth the texture and fineness of fruit tannin and drinkability of the wine is immediately evident." —winemaker
"The 2013 Secateurs Red Blend comprises of 83% Shiraz with 10% Grenache and 7% Cinsault. It offers bundles of ripe strawberry and raspberry fruit on the nose with just a touch of chocolate that becomes more accentuated with time. The palate is actually better than the nose with crisp tannin and well judged acidity, fine tension with blackberry, dried blood and oxtail notes furnishing the finish. The more this stays in the mouth, the more you warm to its charms." —Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate

"This offers a mix of open-knit cherry and blackberry fruit studded with dried anise and pepper notes. A light brambly spine holds the finish. Shiraz, Grenache and Cinsault. Drink now. 10,000 cases made." —James Molesworth, Wine Spectator
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Attributes Meat Cheese Other
Cinsaultpork, ham or chickenGruyereBBQ, egg dishes, Greek cuisine or Indian cuisine
Shirazred meat or gameCheddar, Asiago, Canestrato, goat cheese, Gouda, Gruyere, Muenster, Pecorino, Piaveda, Gouda or Parmesanpepper, mushroom or earthy sauces
Grenacheroast pork or beefBleu d'Auvergne, Camembert, Chevrotin des Aravis, Fourme d'Ambert or Reblochontomato based sauces, pepper, mushrooms or earthy sauces
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