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Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2017 South Africa Wine 75cl

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Boekenhoutskloof’s The Chocolate Block is one of the most popular wines coming from South Africa. A blend of Syrah, Grenache Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault and Viognier. This vintage is unique in the sense that all the grapes for their blend are now grown in the Swartland, hence its wine of origin certification. Grenache Noir always softens a masculine blend, adding to the flavour profile and not necessarily enhancing the structure as such. With enough structure from the Syrah, a bit more of Grenache has been added than previous years. The Grenache was matured in 600L barrels to retain its unmistakable fruity aromas and vibrancy. The wine matures in 1st (all of the Cabernet Sauvignon), 2nd and 3rd fill French oak barrels (eight 2500L

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Pairs well with…

  • Brie
  • Duck
  • Fungi
  • Lamb
  • Red Meat
  • Venison
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Grenache Noir, Syrah, Viognier
Delicious red fruit notes such as blackcurrant and raspberry with hints of chocolate on both the nose and palate and a slight note of smoke on the finish.

French oak foudres) for 16 months before it undergoes a light egg-white fining and filtration. 1 675 barriques were selected for the 2016 vintage.

Purchase the magnum Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2015 South Africa Wine 150cl here.

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Wine Brand Boekenhoutskloof
Country South Africa
Volume (cl) 75
ABV (% vol) 15
Wine Style Full bodied
Red Wine Expression Dark Fruits, Herbal, Rich
Wine Region Franschhoek
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