94 pts James Suckling June 2018
Cassis, violets, jasmine, plum liqueur, cinnamon stick, vanilla, baking spices and sugar plums, as well as fresh nuances of basil, cacao and nutmeg. Full body with lots of lovely dark and blue fruit for its age, which are well supported by the juicy tannins. Finishes long. Drink in 2020. A blend of 29% cabernet sauvignon, 29% cabernet franc, 20% merlot, 16% petit verdot and 6% malbec.
4 ½ Stars 2018 Platter’s South African Wine Guide
Constantia Glen Five 13 authoritative, complex red continues equal parts cab & cab franc, with merlot, petit verdot & malbec. Richly textured layers of dark fruit in powerful, compatible partnership with oak (80% new, 18 months). Balanced with a long, distinguished future.