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Vin de Constance 2018 scores big ahead of release

  “I also rated a barrel sample of what may be South Africa’s most famous wine: Klein Constantia Vin de Constance Natural Sweet Wine 2018. It could be the greatest Vin de Constance I have ever tasted in my career, with its unique balance of sweetness and savoriness & an almost salty undertone.” – James …

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Harvest 2021 in review

“Harvest 2021 turned out to be surprisingly challenging, but it’s a harvest that yielded amazing results across the board” – Matthew Day, Winemaker.   Recently we wrapped up our harvest for 2021 at both Klein Constantia and Anwilka, our sister farm in Stellenbosch. And what an unexpected one it was!   With some late storms during the flowering season, …

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We’re #SeriousAboutSauvignon

To culminate with International Sauvignon Blanc day earlier this month, the Constantia Wine Route launched a varietal-based wine route, the Sauvignon Blanc Route. The brand new Constantia Sauvignon Blanc Route will be available at six estates across the Constantia Wine Route. In celebration of this, we have added a special SAUVIGNON BLANC TASTING to our …

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5 STARS IN PLATTER’S WINE GUIDE FOR KLEIN CONSTANTIA & ANWILKA

We are thrilled to announce that both our Vin de Constance 2016 & Anwilka 2017 Red Blend received the coveted Five Star status this year.   To celebrate this great achievement, we have made some Vin de Constance 2016 available in our tasting room for sale (stocks are limited). We have also compiled a limited-edition …

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TIM ATKIN’S SA REPORT FOR 2020

Leading UK wine writer Tim Atkin MW, has released his latest in-depth South African report. His annual report, now in its eighth year and available on timatkin.com, is highly regarded as one of the most detailed overviews of South African wine.   Our Vin de Constance 2017 scored 98 points taking the title of ‘Sweet Wine …

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VIN DE CONSTANCE 2017 IS RELEASED

The much anticipated 2017 vintage of Vin de Constance will be available from the 4th of September, both locally and internationally.   It will be distributed into the global market by our négociants in Bordeaux and is available to purchase in our tasting room here in South Africa.   You can also purchase a bottle …

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VIN DE CONSTANCE HAS A WEBSITE

We are proud to announce that Vin de Constance has its own home, ‘virtually’. Introducing the Vin de Constance website – an informative site dedicated to the legendary wine. Find out more about the history, learn more about the winemaking, the unique bottle – even take a 3D tour of the Muscat de Frontignan vineyards …

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HARVEST 2020 REPORTS & VIDEO

Over 346 tons of grapes, 12 hour days, 0 injuries, over 170 tons of Sauvignon Blanc, over 40 tons of Muscat de Frontignan grapes, over 30 tons of red varietals, a total of 27 days of harvest, too many different playlists to recall on our speaker & countless memories…   Harvest 2020 is one we …

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VIN DE CONSTANCE VOTED IN DECANTER’S TOP WINES OF THE YEAR

Recently the team at Decanter along with some of the leading wine experts from around the world nominated their top wines for the year. Our Vin de Constance 2015 reached the 17th place out of 117 wines scoring 94 points, the top-scoring wine from South Africa.   The wines were tasted blind in October over …

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KLEIN CONSTANTIA SCORES HIGH WITH VINOUS

We are delighted to announce our latest scores from Neal Martin at Vinous for both Klein Constantia and Anwilka:   Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2016 – 97 points Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2015 – 93+ points Klein Constantia Clara Sauvignon Blanc 2017 – 93 points Anwilka 2015 – 93 points Klein Constantia Metis Sauvignon Blanc …

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MORE ACCOLADES FOR VIN DE CONSTANCE

Earlier this month our acclaimed Vin de Constance 2015 received two top marks both locally and internationally – receiving 94 points from esteemed Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate & the much-coveted 5 stars from the Platter’s Guide SA.   Anthony Mueller, from Robert Parker, reviewed the 2015 vintage: “Wow, this is delicate with generous floral tones …

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The Vin de Constance Collector’s tasting at cellar door

Introducing the latest offering in our Tasting Room – The Vin de Constance Collector’s Tasting!   A once in a lifetime opportunity to taste through 3 rare vintages of Vin de Constance. Carefully selected by the winemaker, this offering explores the chapters of this iconic wine’s history spanning over 2 decades. Each tasting is redeemable …

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CHAPTERS OF VIN DE CONSTANCE IN SOUTH AFRICA

On Monday 16 September, we celebrated our Vin de Constance. We tasted through historical chapters of this iconic wine’s history. Journeying from the renaissance in 1986 to the future, each vintage of these rare wines was served with a perfectly paired dish from The Bistro at Klein Constantia, culminating in the new and lauded 2016 vintage. …

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