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Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2010

Bottle Size: 750ml Item #: 1699427
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Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2010 750ml

Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block

The Chocolate Block wines a red wine that tastes like Chocolate bru, having subtle taste with a long savory finish

By blending the best components to create a wine that is true in character and consistent in quality we were rewarded with the 2009 Syrah/Viognier. The uber-ripe Viognier were blended to the Shiraz to add perfume to the spice. After the Syrah spent nine months in French oak it was racked, blended and bottled. Grapes were sourced from Malmesbury in the Swartland.

An expressive nose with intense dark cherry spiced raspberry, black fruit and violet-infused perfume. With time another dimension of rusticity and fleshiness is revealed with underlying earthy notes. The palate is firmly structured, yet elegant, with supple tannins and spicy oak aromas covering a rounded mid-palate that reveals purity of fruit and a lifted freshness. Classically styled with integrated tannins and balanced acidity to ensure a long, succulent and textured finish.

Boekenhoutskloof the Chocolate Block, In 1993 the farm and homestead was bought and restored and a new vineyard planting programme was established that now includes Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Grenache, Semillon and Viognier

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1/2/13 9:12 AM JOINED 12/17/12
Since my first Chocolate Block experience in 2009, I have not found a better red blend. The fruit nose and chocolate finish are a unique blend unlike any other.

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Boekenhoutskloof Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2010
BOTTLE SIZE: 750ml
The Chocolate Block wines a red wine that tastes like Chocolate bru, having subtle taste with a long savory finish
 

Notes on the Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 750ML 2010

Wine Maker Notes By blending the best components to create a wine that is true in character and consistent in quality we were rewarded with the 2009 Syrah/Viognier. The uber-ripe Viognier were blended to the Shiraz to add perfume to the spice. After the Syrah spent nine months in French oak it was racked, blended and bottled. Grapes were sourced from Malmesbury in the Swartland.

Wine Review An expressive nose with intense dark cherry spiced raspberry, black fruit and violet-infused perfume. With time another dimension of rusticity and fleshiness is revealed with underlying earthy notes. The palate is firmly structured, yet elegant, with supple tannins and spicy oak aromas covering a rounded mid-palate that reveals purity of fruit and a lifted freshness. Classically styled with integrated tannins and balanced acidity to ensure a long, succulent and textured finish.

Technical Notes Boekenhoutskloof the Chocolate Block, In 1993 the farm and homestead was bought and restored and a new vineyard planting programme was established that now includes Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Grenache, Semillon and Viognier