This is a quinquina-a type of aperitif wine, typically made with chichona bark, for bitterness-not a vermouth. The flavor is bitter at the outset, rounding to oxidized notes of dried fig and dried apricot and finishing with drying bitter orange.
AA Badenhorst Family Wines are grown, made and matured on Kalmoesfontein farm in the Swartland appellation of South Africa. The 28ha of old bushvines grow in the Siebritskloof part of the Paardeberg mountain. The property is owned by the dynamic and good looking cousins Hein and Adi Badenhorst.