Klein Constantia Sauvignon Blanc 2021

TOP 100 SA Wines, Tim Atkin 92 Points

The Klein Constantia Estate Sauvignon Blanc flows with an impressively shimmery colour into the glass. Immediately, the fruity aromas that are typical for this variety fill the air and let every gourmet’s mouth water. With the first sip, the tongue can notice the berry nuances paired with the minerality which is typical for Klein Constantia. A great deal of attention has been placed on expressing the Klein Constantia style in this wine. It consists of a blend of various parcels from the estate, each kept separate throughout the winemaking process. Finally, they are carefully blended together to create a perfect representation of the unique Klein Constantia terroir.

Food pairing
The Klein Constantia Estate Sauvignon Blanc is a powerful white wine with mineral notes which make it a perfect completion for various dishes. For example, as a companion to tasty vegetables like asparagus, this wine from South Africa is a true pleasure yet it is also great with goat’s cheese or oysters.

The Estate
The Klein Constantia Estate Sauvignon Blanc wonderfully mirrors the nutritious terroir of the Klein Constantia estate. Only the best hand-selected grapes were used for the production of this delicious white wine. The Klein Constantia Estate lies along the foothills and slopes of the Constantiaberg Mountain range, which provides the perfect environment for growing a variety of cultivars.

Gourmets will highly enjoy the Klein Constantia Estate Sauvignon Blanc when opened on the terrace right away. It can nevertheless be stored in the cellar for some years and will keep its unusual fruitiness during that time. After the harvest, the Klein Constantia Estate Sauvignon Blanc matured on the yeast for a total of seven months.

Alcohol: 13.48% vol