Klein Constania

Marlbrook
 1996

Marlbrook
 1996

Grown on the 18th Century Marlbrook title of Klein Constantia Estate, this is a classic Bordeaux-style blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot and cabernet franc.

Tasting Notes

This elegant Cabernet-Merlot blend has complex layers of coffee, mocha, plum & mint, followed by nuances of oak & vanilla on the palate. The lingering, integrated finish is rich in ripe berry fruit.

Barrel Aging

Matured individually in French oak barrels for 2 years and then blended

Wine Details

Vintage: 1996

Alcohol: 13.5 % vol

Residual Sugar: 2.1 g/l

pH: 3.53

Total Acid: 5.4
 g/l

Composition: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc