Groot Constantia Shiraz 2016

Groot Constantia (Constantia)

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Groot Constantia produces this Groot Constantia Shiraz 2016 (£18.54), a red wine from the region of Constantia that is made of shiraz of 2016 and has an alcoholic content of 14%. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Groot Constantia Shiraz

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2017, 2015, 2012 and N/A
Appellation:Constantia (Coastal Region,South Africa)
Winery: Groot Constantia
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Shiraz
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia Shiraz 2016 (Shiraz)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: deep cherry and light, very concentrated.
  • Nose: floral aromas of violet and blackcurrant.
  • Boca: blackcurrant, raspberry and plum, spice clove, black pepper and white pepper. soft tannins and a long end.

APPELLATION: Constantia.

VINEYARD: Vineyards located in the steep valley on the eastern side of Table Mountain, blessed with a maritime climate due to the oceans and an average annual rainfall of about 1,100 mm per year, gravelly soil with low fertility.

GRAPES: Shiraz.

AGEING: wine aged for 13 months in 33% new French oak barrels, 34% in barrels and 36% second passage in barrels third step.

PREPARATION: grapes harvested at 25 and post-fermentation fermented in certain blocks for open tanks, maceration.

PAIRING: lamb, duck confit, roast beef, meaty pasta dishes, roast lamb and mature cheeses.

TEMPERATURE: 18 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.8%

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Great Wines Direct

Posted on at 14.16

4 /5

Smooth, opulent and gamey with spice and brambly fruit through to a long and peppery finish
Thedrinkshop

Posted on at 04.26

4 /5

- A powerful yet elegant Shiraz with flavours of black currant, plums and raspberries combined with white pepper, black pepper and clove spices.
- Well rounded tannins give an elegant long finish on the palate.
- This wine is ready for immediate consumption but has very good maturation potential.

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Reviews about Groot Constantia Shiraz 2015

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4/5

- A powerful yet elegant Shiraz with flavours of black currant, plums and raspberries combined with white pepper, black pepper and clove spices.
- Well rounded tannins give an elegant long finish on the palate.
- This wine is ready for immediate consumption but has very good maturation potential.

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