Tomorrow’s launch of a new vintage of Vin de Constance at cycling mecca Klein Constantia is shaping up into something of a wake for Constantia wines. For in the list of 20 Sauvignons Bank from the First National Blanc competition, not a single one hails from the appellation that started it all. Perhaps no-one entered the spectacular Metis or the Perdeblokke from the same stable. Or Steenberg or Groot Constantia or Constantia Glen or Buitenverwachting not to mention Hussey’s Vlei or any of the new brands popping up like Nova Zonnestraal?

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