Buitenverwachting | Constantia
Buitenverwachting, meaning ‘beyond expectation’, belongs to the Mueller family, who have lovingly restored both its buildings and its reputation as a source of particularly elegant South African wine. Situated on the slopes of the magnificent Constantiaberg, the history of the estate is rooted in the very heart of South Africa itself having once been part of the original Constantia Estate, founded by Simon van der Stel, the first Governor of the Cape. Buitenverwachting produces internationally acclaimed wines of great complexity with unique aromatic profiles and extraordinary elegance reflecting their cool climate Constantia location. The Sauvignon Blanc is a reference point for that famous Europe-meets-New World style, and the reds, from Bordeaux varieties, also show a telling combination of purity and ripeness.