50 Shades sparks interest in Vin de Constance (by Lucy Shaw)

Posted: January 22, 2013 by wynmaker in Cellars, Farms, South Africa, Vintage, Wine, Wineries, World wine news
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Vin de Constance.

Vin de Constance.

 

A mention of Klein Constantia’s Vin de Constance in E L James’ novel 50 Shades Darker has sparked unprecedented interest in the South African sweet wine.

The 2004 vintage makes an appearance in the second book of the 50 Shades erotictrilogy at a masked ball attended by the novel’s protagonists, Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele.

Vin de Constance 2004 is enjoyed with the third course at the charity event, paired with sugared-crusted walnut chiffon candied figs, sabayon sauce and maple ice cream.
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