Chocolate

Cost: $39.95 (Clearance sale price: $.28.05)
Grape: 70% Syrah, 13% Cabernet Sauvignon, %10% Grenache, %6 Cinsault, 1% Viognier
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: South Africa
Region: Franschhoek
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Boekenhoutskloop
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.

This simple wine will please those that like a sweeter style red, but with added substance

Description: Opaque ruby in colour with an intense nose. This complex wine features cedar, blackberry, blueberry, ripe raspberry, kirsch, plum, cinnamon, cloves, dark chocolate, coffee, fennel & liquorice. Full body with medium tannin, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: A little heat from the 14.5% alcohol

Drink now or in the next 5 years, on its own or pair it with Turkish Coffee Rubbed Brisket.

Tasted: 18 June 2016

Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5/10 (Sale Price: 9+/10) Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO: 129353

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