Groot Constantia is situated on the Cape Peninsula overlooking False Bay. The vineyards are tucked in the steep valley on the eastern side of Table Mountain. The area is blessed with a maritime climate due to the oceans on both sides combined with cool southern slopes and deep mountain soils provides the ideal setting for the making of top quality wines.
Blend: 44% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc. 21% Cabernet Sauvignon & 3% Petit Verdot
A wine with a dense ruby colour. On the nose one finds ripe rich flavours like blackberry, black cherries and plums with hints of cigar box. These rich flavours follow through on the palate with hints of black pepper on the aftertaste. The firm yet fine tannins promise good maturation potential.
Maturation: The wine was matured for 13 months in 73% , 15% 2nd and 12% third fill 225 L French oak barrels.
Food suggestion: Enjoy with roast leg of Springbok stuffed with bacon, or rare roast beef with some Yorkshire pudding.