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The Chocolate Block 2021

The Chocolate Block 2021

Regular price £27.00 GBP
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Name: The Chocolate Block

Type: Red

Producer:  Boekenhoutskloof

ABV: 14.5%

Bottle size: 75cl

Country: South Africa

Region: Swartland

Style: Full bodied

Vintage: 2021

Grapes: Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah

Blurb: The Chocolate Block is a cult favourite – it usually sells out before it even hits the shop floor. It’s made by Boekenhoutskloof, recently named South Africa’s ‘Winery of the Year 2020’. Their winemaker, Marc Kent, is tight-lipped about how exactly this wine is made – but that only adds to its mystique. He tweaks the blend slightly with every vintage so no two Chocolate Blocks are quite the same. But it’s always a blend of rich and ripe Mediterranean varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon – with a touch of Viognier for added perfume. It’s seriously plush, packed with dark berry fruit. Think plums, blackberries, blueberries and cherries. Smooth, supple, with really fine tannins

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