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Producer profile: Klein Constantia

Since new owners took over in 2011, sweeping changes at this historic Cape estate have transformed the wines, vineyards, cellar and 18th-century homestead. John Stimpfig pays a visit...

There was an almost audible intake of breath in January 2011 when the British financier Charles Harman and the Czech-American investor and entrepreneur Zdenek Bakala bought Klein Constantia. The concern in the Cape was understandable. Both tycoons lived overseas, were unknown quantities and neither had any experience of running a wine estate. In short, nobody quite knew what was going to happen next.

Scroll down to see John Stimpfig’s top six Klein Constantia wines to try

See John Stimpfig’s top six Klein Constantia wines to try

See also Klein Constantia wines tasted by Decanter experts here

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