Klein Constania

Our History

The wine was aged for 15 Months in 65% new oak. The grapes were 100% hand sorted and fermented in small batches for maximum diversity between parcels and blocks.

Estate Red Blend 2011

Estate Red Blend 2011

  • 2011 produced a superb harvest of Klein Constantia red grapes, so the decision was made to create one Estate wine of superior quality to best showcase this vintage .

Tasting Notes

Intense sweet red fruit with subtle notes of peppery spice and vanilla on the nose. This 2011 Estate red blend is incredibly fruit driven, highlighting the best that Klein Constantia reds have to offer. It has a well-integrated oak component to round off the palate. The rich and powerful tannin structure creates a great balance between fruit and intensity.

Maturation

Drink now but this wine is made to age for 5 to 10 years.

Barrel Aging

The wine was aged for 15 months in 65% new oak. The grapes were 100% hand sorted and fermented in small batches for maximum diversity between parcels and blocks.

Wine Details

Vintage: 2011

Alcohol: 14.50% vol

Residual Sugar: 1.53 g/l

pH: 3.66

Total Acid: 5.3 g/l

Composition: 31% cabernet sauvignon, 29% cabernet franc, 22% malbec, 13% shiraz, 5% petit verdot