Klein Constantia: Vin de Constance tasting 1988-2008

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With the recent release of Klein Constantia's Vin de Constance 2008, a speical tasting was held spanning the vintages; 2007, 2005, 1996, 1992 and 1988. Read Margaret Rand's tasting notes from the event here (wines were tasted old to young)
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance
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Vin de Constance 2007

Vin de Constance 2007
Rounder, fruitier, with that blade of acidity clothed in flesh, with toffee and bitter marmalade notes, very aromatic and spicy. More new oak was being used by this date, but it’s perfectly integrated into the wine and just shows itself as slightly more weight at the centre. Huge finish.
Score: 19pts/20 (96/100pts)
Alc: 14%, 177g/L residual sugar,
Price/stockists: RRP £40, stockists Berry Bros, Harvey Nichols, Wimbledon Wine Cellars
Drink: now-2050 14%