Winning wine

Constantia Glen’s FIVE flagship red 2017 vintage has brought home a Platinum award with 97/100 points at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards in London. Crafted from all five Bordeaux red grape varieties, the 2017 vintage is a blend of cabernet sauvignon (32%), merlot (24%), cabernet franc (17%), petit verdot (17%) and malbec (10%). A record number of over 18 000 wines from 56 countries were submitted and were tasted blind by a panel of 170 expert wine judges. Pictured is Constantia Glen winemaker Justin Van Wyk.