|Brand||The Chocolate Block|
Grown in the Swartland region in South Africa, the Mediterranean like climate makes it perfect to grow the ancient vines for blended reds. Each vintage of The Chocolate Block wine is tweaked to add a uniqueness, giving the wine a character that represents the season and its ancient vines.
The nose is dark, intense and brooding with aromas of black cherries, cardamom, sweet tobacco, espresso and subtle whiffs of perfume. The dark fruit character of the nose follows through onto a complex, juicy palate with gentle nuances of ripe plums, violets, black olives, cloves, and liquorice. The wine is medium bodied, very balanced with an earthy, layered character, covering the entire spectrum of berry fruit. The finish is clean and dry, peppery and lingering, with hints of dried cranberry.