Klein Constania

VINTAGES

Vin de Constance 1995

Vin de Constance 1995

The re-creation of the legendary Constantia wine made in the 18th and 19th centuries, sought after by Napoleon, the aristocracy of Europe, King George IV and King Louis Philippe and praised by Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and Baudelaire.

The grapes are left on the vine to dry out until they are almost in a raisin form.

Tasting Notes

Golden amber colour with wafts of apricots infused with muscat. Complex. Lingering sweetness. Beautifully balanced.

Maturation

Drink now or cellar long-term (15-20 years)


Barrel Aging

The wine is then matured for 2 years in French oak barrels and is not fortified

Wine Details

Vintage: 1995

Alcohol: 14.5 % vol

Residual Sugar: 111.5 g/l

pH: 3.75


Total Acid: 8.37 g/l


Composition: 100% Muscat de Frontignan

Honours

Jancis Robinson; 17.5