Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Country: South Africa
Vinification: Grapes were harvested by hand and the wine underwent a long cool fermentation
Ageing/Maturation: The wine was left to mature on its fine lees for 12 months in stainless steel
Cellar Potential: Drink now or up to 5 to 10 years
Sweetness: 1.5 g/L
Klein Constantia Metis Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Bright and lively in colour with lemongrass and flinty aromas on the nose. Full bodied with great acidity, a multi dimensional wine that is rich with intense umami and mineral flavours, with a long elegant and refreshing 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.