The Chocolate Block Western Cape

The Chocolate Block Western Cape

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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 mid-palate is rich, textured and balanced with integrated acidity, cocoa powdery tannins, and a definite cedar-wood character derived from French oak. White pepper lingers on a smooth, lifted finish.

Analysis:

Alcohol :14.39%vol

pH : 3.73

RS : 3.36 g/l

TA : 4.18 g/l

Blend: Syrah 79%; Grenache 11%; Cabernet Sauvignon 6%; Cinsault 3%; Viognier 1%

Pairs with Shellfish, Lamb, Game, Beef, Pork, Spicy Food, Poultry