Klein Constantia: Vin de Constance tasting 1988-2008

Klein Constantia Vin de Constance
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Vin de Constance 2008
Plumper again, rounder, with some nicely bitter, black chocolate notes and flavours of mint, pears, marmalade, honey and sweet spices, very complex, with a tight, deep structure and that taut, tense acidity running through it, as ever. There’s such a strong family resemblance in these wines. Beautiful balance; perfect poise and elegance.
Score: 18.5pts/20 (95/100pts)
Alc: 14% alcohol, 150g/L residual sugar,
Price/stockists: RRP £40, stockists Berry Bros, Harvey Nichols, Wimbledon Wine Cellars
Drink: now-2050 14%