Vibrant and tantalizing from the bright, golden appearance to the lingering, zesty finish. The nose is layered with aspects of citrus blossom, honeycomb and stone fruit which follow through onto the palate. Full bodied, the mouthfeel is rich and creamy with a refreshing acidity.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, the "sweet, luscious and excellent wines called Constantia, so highly esteemed in Europe" was the only wine in the Southern Hemisphere to achieve international acclaim.
Napoleon, King Louis Philippe of France, Charles Dickens and Frederick the Great all demanded it, while Jane Austen even recommended it as a cure for a broken heart.