Boekenhoutskloof 2013 The Chocolate Block
Western Cape, South Africa
BC $40.99 (224774) | AB $42 (716428) | MB $42.95 (002534) | ON $39.95 (239353)
First produced in 2001, The Chocolate Block is a rare case of a wine that’s gotten better as its volume has increased, from a few hundred barrels in the early days to more than 1,500 barrels in 2013. A stylish blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache Noir and others makes for a compelling red wine with exotic floral, ripe fruit and savoury aroma and flavour. The full-bodied wine boasts a smooth texture and a long, lingering finish.