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The wine shows black cherry and plums on the nose, while careful use of oak adds a touch of tobacco and cedar wood aromas. The ripe fruit follows on the palate, and fine tannins ensure an elegant finish.

Groot Constantia Wine Estate Merlot 2018

Region: Constantia

Country: South Africa

Closure: Natural Cork

ABV: 14.0%


  1. 97

    Ripe fruit. Baked pastry. Great mid-palate intensity. The wine finishes with savouriness rather than sweetness. Structural tannin.

  2. 95

    Tobacco leaf, tomato leaf, cassis, bitter dark chocolate aromas. Fresh cassis, praline, touch of wax polish, fine grainy textures. Finishes long and sweet.

  3. 94

    Very overt charry nose. Brooding blackberries. Big and plush with ripe blackberry fruit and good freshness. Oak slightly dominates preceedings.

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