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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 available as a magnum

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Wine at a glance

Colour glass of Red
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Full Bodied
  • Bin no: 038102
  • Size: 75cl
  • Alc Vol: 14.50 %vol
  • Vintage: 2018
  • Closure: Cork
  • Grape: Grenache Cinsault Syrah
  • Region: Swartland , South Africa
  • Special Features: Vegetarian

Please note - every effort is taken to ensure the vintage displayed
on this page is the vintage supplied, but due to constantly refreshed
stock the vintage supplied may vary.

This product contains sulphites.

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

How about some stargazing?

Few wines reach the iconic, instantly recognisable status that The Chocolate Block has mastered. Like all superstars, the way to stay timeless is to change, adapt.

Winemaker Marc Kent tweaks each year's vintage to best reflect the character of his ancient vines, the year's seasons and the sometimes wild, sometimes calm weather that the grapes ripen in on South Africa's Western Cape. Since 2017, the wine's principle grape, Syrah, has been ripening in 'one of the world's greatest Syrah vineyards' – exclusively in the Swartland, an area north of Cape Town.

Pour yourself a glass and settle among the stars.