Boekenhoutskloof

The Chocolate Block Cinsault Blend

9.1800 ratings
9.038 pro ratings
Franschhoek Valley, Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa
Syrah, Grenache, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Turkey, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Nuts & Seeds, Hard Cheese, Soft Cheese, Shellfish, Quinoa, Fish, Herbs, Asian Cuisine, Veal, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, Salami & Prosciutto, Exotic Spices, Duck, Salads & Greens
Top Notes For
John Needham CSW

Big! But not too big. Really great blend, the Syrah is really fantastic. Great mouth feel and dark red fruit. The finish Keeps on going. Drank a nice Cab blend after this, and it seemed light.

Big! But not too big. Really great blend, the Syrah is really fantastic. Great mouth feel and dark red fruit. The finish Keeps on going. Drank a nice Cab blend after this, and it seemed light.

4 people found it helpfulMar 28th, 2015
Scott Rowe

My first South African wine!!
2012 5 way blend of 70 Syrah, 13 CS, 10 Grenache Noir, 6 Cinsault, 1 Viognier.
Big, just kept evolving for hours.

My first South African wine!!
2012 5 way blend of 70 Syrah, 13 CS, 10 Grenache Noir, 6 Cinsault, 1 Viognier.
Big, just kept evolving for hours.

2 people found it helpfulMar 28th, 2015
Vasilij Uss

Как всегда, великолепный бленд из ЮАР!

Как всегда, великолепный бленд из ЮАР!

1 person found it helpfulFeb 23rd, 2017
Alexander Markowski

Big red. Smooth and light fruit. Great mixture. The Syrah is not compromised by the additional grapes. Reminds me of great French reds.

Big red. Smooth and light fruit. Great mixture. The Syrah is not compromised by the additional grapes. Reminds me of great French reds.

1 person found it helpfulFeb 19th, 2017
Sean Trapani

Founder/Educator Wine Fluent, Consultant ABC Fine Wines & Spirits

9.1

Lush, concentrated. Berry-soaked cocoa powder aromas that only intensify on the tongue, leaving with a lingering lingonberry finish. I could drink it every day!

Lush, concentrated. Berry-soaked cocoa powder aromas that only intensify on the tongue, leaving with a lingering lingonberry finish. I could drink it every day!

1 person found it helpfulFeb 8th, 2017
Bill Holmes

2013

2013

1 person found it helpfulDec 9th, 2016
Michael Kiselev

В названии все написано.

В названии все написано.

1 person found it helpfulApr 26th, 2016
Steve Dummer

Tasted at Swig before Xmas - standout wine under £20

Tasted at Swig before Xmas - standout wine under £20

1 person found it helpfulFeb 24th, 2014
Justin Debrosky

Silly rich fruit, huge Rhone blend with a little cab and Viognier, doesn't need food it's a meal in itself

Silly rich fruit, huge Rhone blend with a little cab and Viognier, doesn't need food it's a meal in itself

1 person found it helpfulMar 24th, 2013
Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage 2012 - powerfull wine, leather, good cab sauv blend

Vintage 2012 - powerfull wine, leather, good cab sauv blend

Nov 26th, 2016