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Vin de Constance 2020 released on La Place de Bordeaux 

  • Vin de Constance 2020 has been released for £564 per 12×50cl.  
  • The wine was scored 95 points by Jane Anson.  
  • There is value to be found in the 2018 and 2013 vintages. 

The 2020 vintage of Klein Constantia’s Vin de Constance has been released through La Place de Bordeaux. The wine is being offered internationally for £564 per case of 12x50cl bottles, equivalent to £846 per 12×75 (our standardised Market Price format). The new release price represents a 4.4% increase compared to the 2021 release price of £540 per 12x50cl. 

Although The Wine Advocate has yet to rate this wine, there appears to be good value among back vintages. See more pricing analysis below.  

Critical response  

Jane Anson awarded the wine 95 points, describing it as ‘rich rose gold in colour’, with ‘just so much interest and depth on the aromatics’. She further notes that she ‘always [looks] forward to tasting this wine, and it never seems to disappoint’. 

Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW of The Wine Independent gave it an even higher score of 96 points, mentioning that ‘the palate is fantastically pure and sweet, with a racy line to balance and an epically long, perfumed finish’. 

Zekun Shuai for also scored the wine 96 points.  

Fair Value analysis 

The 2020 vintage has yet to receive a rating from the Wine Advocate. However, even if it aligns with the scores from critics like Jane Anson, Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, or James Suckling, back vintages will still appear to offer better value. 

Among these, two stand out with the highest scores: the 96-point 2018 and 2013 vintages. The 2018 vintage is currently available at £710 (standardised to 12×75), a 16.1% discount compared to the latest release. Meanwhile, the 2013 vintage has a Market Price of £779 (standardised to 12×75), offering a 7.9% discount compared to the most recent release.  

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