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The Chocolate Block
The Chocolate Block
The Chocolate Block
The Chocolate Block

The Chocolate Block

This is something of a cult favourite at Waitrose Cellar

An opulent style with super-fine tannins and a luscious palate named for its distinctly chocolately notes. Made in very limited quantities.
Also avaliable as a magnum

£21.99
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Andrew Riding presents the Chocolate Block wine from Western Cape, South Africa
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Wine at a glance

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Full Bodied
  • Bin no: 038102
  • Size: 75cl
  • Alc Vol: 14.50 %vol
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Closure: Cork
  • Grape: Grenache Cinsault Syrah
  • Region: Western Cape , South Africa
  • Special Features: Vegetarian

This product contains sulphites

It is an offence to purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic liquor if you are under the age of 18

Tasting notes

The Chocolate Block, a long standing favourite with Waitrose customers, is a complex blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon with just a hint of Viognier. An opulent style with super-fine tannins and a luscious palate named for the distinctly chocolately notes on both the nose and palate.


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Expert reviews

"This has a massive following among all those people who are lucky enough to discover it. I'm not sure what it is about this wine, but everytime I taste it, it just puts a huge smile on my face. Everytime I drink it it remindes me of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory."

Chocolate Block, Andrew Riding, Waitrose wine specialist
Andrew Riding · Wine Specialist, Waitrose Cellar