Boekenhoutskloof


Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2016
“The nose is exceptionally perfumed with an abundance of complex red and dark berry fruit, violets and intense aromas of white pepper. Dark brooding fruit follows through onto a structured, opulent palate with notes of cardamom, cumin, cloves and black pepper. The midpalate is rich, textured and
Item Number: 27923
Bottle:$27.95
Case: $167.70
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The Wolftrap Red Blend 2016
(4)
“The nose entices with its abundance of ripe plums, blueberries, slight spiciness and notes of violets. Dark berry fruit follows through onto a juicy, vibrant mid-palate with svelte tannins and a silky texture. The wine shows exceptional balance with fresh, integrated acidity. Plummy fruit and spice
Item Number: 15825
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2015
(1)
"An exotic and vibrant vintage with an iron edge running alongside the inky core of prunes, mulberries, cloves and boasting floral notes. Firm ripe tannins on the palate covered by plums, blackberries and olive tapenade. Textured, composed and seamless in style."-Winemaker's Notes  "The name

Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2014
88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88 “The 2014 Chocolate Block Franschhoek will be the last vintage whose designation is Western Cape, as they can source sufficient fruit from Swartland. A blend of 73% Syrah, 12% Grenache, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cinsault and 1% Viognier, it has a more reserved bouquet compared to

Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2013
91  Anthony Dias Blue 
Vinous Media 90 " Deep ruby-red. Liqueur-like chocolatey grenache dominates the nose today, but fresher notes of cherry and violet emerge with air. A lovely spicy, southern-style wine with medium weight and nicely integrated acidity (3.8 pH); really nothing overripe about this wine. Finishes juicy

Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2012
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2012 Chocolate Block Franschhoek has slightly more Syrah and less Grenache than previous vintages. The blend of 70% Syrah, 13% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Grenache, 6% Cinsault and 1% Viognier is raised in 13% new wood, 87% in used barriques, hogsheads and 2,500-liter foudres. It

Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2011
International Wine Cellar 90+ “(69% Shiraz, 14% Grenache, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cinsault and 1% Viognier)Good full medium red. Highly aromatic nose melds blackberry, licorice, menthol and spicecake. Sweet and supple but juicy and primary too, with harmonious acidity framing and intensifying

Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2010
"Explosive nose with great depth of spiced fruit and violet-infused perfume. Striking freshness on a firmly structured palate with elegant and supple tannins. Spicy oak aromas covering a rounded mid-palate that reveals layers of fruit with intense purity. Classically styled with integrated tannins

Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2009
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "A blend of 67% Syrah, 14% Grenache, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cinsault and 2% Viognier, the 2009 The Chocolate Block has a rustic, earthy bouquet with a touch of saddle-leather and Provencal herbs. The palate is smooth and rounded on the entry and is armed with crisp acidity to