6 Bottles of 2013 Constantia Glen Five
Wine Tasting Notes:
Constantia Glen’s Flagship wine. A classic Constantia blend of five Bordeaux varieties– Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. An excellent example of a full bodied Bordeaux blend with great body on the palate and an abundance of delicious red wine characters.
Food pairing for the Constantia Glen Five :
Beef fillet roasted over vine coals and served with buttered smoked mashed potatoes – drizzle with torn rocket and rosa tomato vinaigrette. Oven roasted quail dressed with Parma ham and stuffed with star anise couscous – sauced liberally with a red wine and port reduction. Tuna steaks encrusted with sesame seeds grilled to medium rare – served with a hand chopped salsa of tomatoes, toasted sesame oil, basil and flat leaved parsley.
Grape Variety: 32 % Merlot, 27 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 18 % Malbec, 11.5 % Cabernet Franc and 11.5 %
Alcohol content: 14.1 % vol