Constance Halaveli Maldives named in Best Wine Lists of 2017
Constance Halaveli Maldives has received its third Three Star Award by The World of Fine Wines for the Best Wine Lists of 2017. The upscale hotel is located in the North Ari Atoll.
Accompanying Amazing food at the resorts 5 restaurant and bars are one of the best wine lists in the world. A list that was described by the judges at the World’s Best Wine Lists 2015 as “very thorough with plenty of vintages to choose from, a list that specialises (with great skill) in France —but which offers well-edited selections from all over the world.”
According to the judges it is clear that a great deal of time and thought had been given to the wine list at Constance Halaveli Maldives, where an interesting and fruitful selection of by-the-glass options are available, including Mas Amiel 1975, Maury and Niepoort Colheita 2001, in addition to a plethora of full bottle options divided into various chapters.
“For Constance, wine is culture, philosophy, and art,” says the resort.
Judges for the Wine Lists 2017 revealed, a strong European influence with France and Italy being areas of great strength. Six consecutive vintages of Domaine de la Grange des Pères from Southern France; right back classics including legendary Château Beauséjour Duffau Lagarosse 1990; and Super-Tuscans Ornellaia, Sassicaia, Tassinaia, and Tignanello were on the list.
But there are also exciting representatives from the southern hemisphere, such as Australia’s Shaw + Smith, D’Arenberg, Leeuwin Estate, and Torbreck. Moreover, from South Africa, five vintages of Eben Sadie’s Palladius and several of his Old Vines Series are worth the highlight.
To cap off what would be a charming and tranquil gastronomic experience, there is a collection of good sweet wines, including five vintages of Château Gilette Crème de Tête Sauternes back to 1961 and Klein Constantia’s Vin de Constance.
Floating in the North Ari atoll and shaped like a curved Dhoni; (Maldivian boat) Constance Halaveli is a magical place offering guests a luxurious island holiday. Constance Halaveli Resort showcases spacious villas with hardwood flooring, private plunge pools and well-crafted furnishings, open-concept villas feature views of surrounding greenery or the lagoon.