The beautiful Klein Constantia estate originally formed part of "Constantia", a vast property established in 1685 by Simon van der Stel, the first governor of the Cape. 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!
This lot includes:
2 x 500ml bottles of Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2014 2 x 500ml bottles of Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2017 (boxes not included) No buyers premiums
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2014:
100% Muscat de Frontignan
Tasting Notes: Bright and yellow gold in colour.The nose displays aromas of citrus, ginger and fresh nutmeg. Elegant, well rounded in acidity with a creamy mouth feel, the flavours follow through offering a zesty mid palate. Full and refreshing, the wine concludes with a long and concentrated finish.
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2017:
100% Muscat de Frontignan.
Tasting Notes: Pure gold in colour. The nose presents an enticing encounter, followed by precise yet delicate aromas of white flowers, ripe citrus and touch of rosewater and almonds. The palate is in perfect harmony with a luscious mouthfeel. Flavours of creamy stone fruit, litchi, citrus zest and a lively spice abound creating an ideal balance. It concludes with a vibrant yet complex long finish.
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2014
97 points - Decanter World Wine Awards
94 points - Wine Spectator
94 points – CellarTracker
96 points - Tim Atkin
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2017
95 points - Wine Spectator
96 points - Wine Enthusiast