The Chocolate Block

An expressive nose with intense dark cherry,spiced raspberry,black fruit and violet-infused perfume. With time another dimension of rusticity and fleshiness is revealed with underlying earthy notes. Palate is firmly structured, yet elegant, with supple tannins and spicy oak aromas. Classically styled,integrated tannins with balanced acidity that ensures a long, succulent, textured finish.

VARIETY

 

Syrah 69%, Grenache Noir 14%, Cabernet Sauvignon 11%, Cinsault 5%, and Viognier 1% 

REGION

Franschhoek, South Africa

VINTAGE

2011