Boekenhoutskloof

The Chocolate Block Cinsault Blend

9.167 ratings
9.13 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
David Langstaff

Not for me. Sweet edge and very fruit forward. Sorry!

Not for me. Sweet edge and very fruit forward. Sorry!

1 person found it helpfulMar 19th, 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
John Malcolm

Tasty. Plums, blackberries, dark chocolate (of course), coffee, and nutmeg. Long finish. 71% Syrah, 15% Grenache, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cinsault, 1% Viognier.

Tasty. Plums, blackberries, dark chocolate (of course), coffee, and nutmeg. Long finish. 71% Syrah, 15% Grenache, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cinsault, 1% Viognier.

Feb 5th, 2023
lindsey l

New years, excellent

New years, excellent

Jan 1st, 2021
Marco Rino

Odore vanigliato e banana matura, sapore molto speziato, cioccolato bianco e vaniglia

Odore vanigliato e banana matura, sapore molto speziato, cioccolato bianco e vaniglia

Dec 8th, 2019
Aden Hepburn

Paired with wagu striploin. Epic.

Paired with wagu striploin. Epic.

Dec 4th, 2019
Jay
8.9

Anniversary dinner 🥂

Anniversary dinner 🥂

Dec 16th, 2018
Tania Vetluzhskikh

The blend of syrah (70%), grenache and KS

The blend of syrah (70%), grenache and KS

Aug 7th, 2018
Oleg Lebedev

Очень хорошо! Но ещё молодо, его бы лет через пять

Очень хорошо! Но ещё молодо, его бы лет через пять

Jan 27th, 2018