Grape Variety: 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Shiraz, 14% Petit Verdot & 9% Malbec
Country: South Africa
Vinification: Malo-lactic fermentation takes place in 50 % new French oak barrels after alcoholic fermentation
Ageing/Maturation: The wine is then aged for 12 months before blending and bottling
Cellar Potential: Drink now but this wine is made to age for 5 to 10 years
Sweetness: 1.6 g/L
Klein Constantia Estate Red 2014
A blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Shiraz, 14% Petit Verdot & 9% Malbec. Deep ruby red in appearance, the wine is elegant with subtle oak integration. The palate is energetic and is backed up by intense dark red fruit that follows with a long flavourful finish.
Dating back to 1685 and described as one of the world’s most beautiful wine estates, Klein Constantia is set amidst ancient trees on the upper foothills of the Constantiaberg, with views across False Bay. The perfect location for cool climate wines, Klein Constantia produces some of South Africa’s top wines, including one of the world’s best natural sweet wines, Vin de Constance.