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Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
Appellation:Franschhoek Valley (Coastal Region, South Africa)
Winery: Boekenhoutskloof
Volume: 150cl Other volumes
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Garnacha, Syrah, Viognier, Garnacha negra, Cinsault
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Wine Level In The Bottle: Top-Shoulder (THE - Très Haute Epaule)
The Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018 (£73.11): a red wine from Franschhoek Valley produced by Boekenhoutskloof that is based on 2018 cinsault, garnacha negra, viognier, syrah, garnacha, grenache and cabernet sauvignon and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%. The Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018 is the ideal red to combine with spices and meat. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 3 out of 5 points.

Description of Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018

Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Garnacha, Syrah, Viognier, Garnacha negra and Cinsault)

TASTING NOTES:

  • 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

ALCOHOL: 14.5%

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The Winery

Boekenhoutskloof

Boekenhoutskloof

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.

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Reviews of Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 2018

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4 /5

Den var del av en vinprovsmakning.
Ett intensivt körsbärsvin. Doft av trä. Gaska lätt.
Vi fick det till den första maträtten.
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4 /5

Nesta ocasião bebemos juntos, em casal.
Intenso a olho. Aromas tostados. Fresco e agradável.
A melhor harmonização teria sido com peixe.
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Boekenhoutskloof Chocolate Block Magnum 2018

4 /5

Rødevin intens rubinrød. Jeg luktet eik.Man minnes godteri på smaken.
En rødevin som gav ansikt til maten.
I bryllupet til en venn.
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Reviews of other vintages of Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block Magnum 201820172015

4/5

Good colour. It smells like wild berries.I noticed some good roughness in the mouth.
Perfect with lamb stew.
My boss gifted to me.
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4/5

A red which I enjoyed with my friends.
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.
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Boekenhoutskloof Chocolate Block Magnum 2015