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Constantia Glen South Africa

Derek - Sat, June 21, 2014

Constantia Glen

Constantia South Africa

Constantia Glen Two 2013 96 2014-20

Sauvignon Blanc 71% Sémillon 29%

Tasted in Lilley June 2014

The nose has white flowered fragrances bright and fresh fruited with a mix of lemons and limes. There is more depth on the palate ripe fruits honeydew melon and tropical fruits a mid generosity rounded from the time in oak these richer flavours underpinned by apple and mineral the finish fresh peppery and long.

Constantia Glen Three 2009 95 2014-25

Merlot 41% Cabernet Sauvignon 33% Cabernet Franc 26%

Tasted in Lilley June 2014

Black fruited slightly herbal the nose is fresh but the palate has brooding depth with the sweetness of ripe fruit. The mix of fruits gives complexity blackcurrant and black cherry backed by fresher bramble. The tannins are fine the mid palate smooth, supple and polished with lots of rich fruit on the back palate and finish.

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