Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018Magnum
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|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2018 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Franschhoek Valley (Coastal Region, South Africa)|
|Volume:||150cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Garnacha, Syrah, Viognier, Garnacha negra, Cinsault|
|Wine Level In The Bottle:||Top-Shoulder (THE - Très Haute Epaule)|
Description of Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018
Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Garnacha, Syrah, Viognier, Garnacha negra and Cinsault)
- View: intense ruby red color.
- Nose: Aromas of dark fruit compote, a lot of perfumes and savory flavors. I remember cured meat, black olives and cigar box.
- Mouth: red and dark fruit, flavors of ripe plums, red, blueberry, black cherry and tar, hints of violets and spices, vibrant acidity with soft and fleshy texture. Blackberries and licorice, black chocolate notes and snuff sweet.
APPELLATION: Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa).
VINEYARD: Bodega Boekenhoutskloof.
GRAPES: Syrah, Grenache, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon and Viognier.
AGEING: Mainly one hand, Grenache fermented in 600 liters and, on the other, the ripe Cabernet Sauvignon in French oak barrels of 2500 liters for 12 months
ELABORATION. The grapes are harvested at optimum maturity. Each variety is vinified separately.
WINE PAIRING: Wide variety of possibilities, from fatty fish lean meats, sweet sauces and stews without forgetting rice rotund as blacks or those made oven.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C
How to serve
Boekenhoutskloof is a South African winery in the deep Franschhoek valley with roots that go back till 1776. The name means "ravine of Boekenhout" and refers to an indigenous tree that's especially famous for furniture production. The brand logo shows an elegant lady carrying the dove of peace and hope who was once the symbol of the Cape of Good Hope. Now, she makes a promise for the quality of Boekenhoutskloof.More about the Winery
Reviews of Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018
Perfect with lamb stew.
My boss gifted to me.
A really tasteful wine of red ruby colour. Toffee notes can be appreciated. Left a warm taste in the mouth.
It would have been better with meat.