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Boekenhoutskloof Chocolate Block 2017

 
Country: South africa
Region: Western cape
Type: Red
Producer: Boekenhoutskloof
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah, Viognier
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vintage: 2017

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"It has a very well defined bouquet of blackberry, raspberry coulis, crushed rose petals, hints of orange peel and minerals. This is much more detailed and classic in style than previous vintages... This is a very impressive wine. It is a great achievement that this level of quality is achieved with 2,057 barrels of wine. Bravo." - Neal Martin - Vinous.com


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"It has a very well defined bouquet of blackberry, raspberry coulis, crushed rose petals, hints of orange peel and minerals. This is much more detailed and classic in style than previous vintages. The palate is medium-bodied with sappy black fruit, a fine bead of acidity, and quite saline and spicy in the mouth . The fresh, quite pure finish lingers in the mouth. This is a very impressive wine, to the point where I feel that "The Chocolate Block" no longer reflects the style of the wine. It is a great achievement that this level of quality is achieved with 2,057 barrels of wine. Bravo." - Neal Martin - Vinous.com

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