Price:  £54.95 | Case Rate: £52.17
Ex Tax: £45.79

Klein Constantia - Vin de Constance 2015

Information

  • Country: South Africa
  • Wine Region: Constantia
  • Wine Maker: Adam Mason
  • Grape: Muscat
  • Grape Percentage: 100%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 12.28
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 500
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now - 2023
Duty/Vat Paid

Wine tasting notes

Bright golden in colour with fresh green tinge. The richly aromatic nose displays candied orange peel, sundried peaches and whiffs of sandalwood. The palate is full and viscous with waves of white peach and pear flavours, restrained acidity and fine, nutty finish.

Winery Information

Klein Constantia

One of the worlds most beautiful vineyard locations, Klein Constantia is just 20 kilometres from the centre of cape Town. The 146 hectare estate, with granite soils on slopes gently cooled by ocean breezes, was chosen not only for its beauty, but also for the quality of the decomposed granite soils which offer a unique viticultural environment. The Estate produces the legendary dessert wine Vin de Constance, beloved by Napoleon, Charles Dickens and Jane Austen along with a collection of.. read more

Vinification Notes

After harvesting selected shriveled grapes, the berries are left to macerate on their skins for several days in order to soften, thus facilitating the recovery of their golden juice with pressing. The nectar obtained is fermented in a combination of stainless steel tanks and wooden 500L barrels.