Boekenhoutskloof

The Chocolate Block Cinsault Blend

9.029 ratings
9.01 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
Bassel Sommelier

Lovely bouquet of scents, very soft tannins, needs a bit of time to open up, a great ambassador of South African wines

Lovely bouquet of scents, very soft tannins, needs a bit of time to open up, a great ambassador of South African wines

Jun 30th, 2018
Joe F
8.8

Sweet black cherry, tar. Slightly acidic (balanced) finish, good development

Sweet black cherry, tar. Slightly acidic (balanced) finish, good development

Jan 14th, 2020
Moshe Barazani

Good nose with coffee dark chocolate lillies . On the pallet soft low tannins blackberries very balanced and med finish. Had during dinner with roast chicken and meet pastry.

Good nose with coffee dark chocolate lillies . On the pallet soft low tannins blackberries very balanced and med finish. Had during dinner with roast chicken and meet pastry.

Oct 19th, 2019
Rhonely Boy

79% Syrah, 11% Grenache, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cinsault, 1% Viognier

Woody tannin, cocoa, sandy soil, cherry

79% Syrah, 11% Grenache, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cinsault, 1% Viognier

Woody tannin, cocoa, sandy soil, cherry

Jul 5th, 2019
JFP
9.0

Excellent once decanted and allowed to open. Tasted on Ruby Princess. Definitely a buy

Excellent once decanted and allowed to open. Tasted on Ruby Princess. Definitely a buy

Feb 25th, 2019
Guangming Xia

Fruit forward and semi dry. Very drinkable.

Fruit forward and semi dry. Very drinkable.

Feb 8th, 2019
Deborah Fontaine

Had with Jessica and Mom at Thanksgiving 2018. Great for price.

Had with Jessica and Mom at Thanksgiving 2018. Great for price.

Nov 23rd, 2018
Virginia Thomas

Jacksonville trip with Leslie and Alex 2018

Jacksonville trip with Leslie and Alex 2018

Oct 20th, 2018
Henry Fuseler

Nice flavor and body. Have my tried many wines from South Africa. This one is the best Red. 6/18

Nice flavor and body. Have my tried many wines from South Africa. This one is the best Red. 6/18

Jul 4th, 2018
Joe Hawn

Fully body not too sweet not too acidic smooth

Fully body not too sweet not too acidic smooth

Jul 1st, 2018