Wine of the Month: April 2018

We choose our Wine of the Month to highlight some of the great bottles from around the world. No matter what the style, you can be certain that if it's our Wine of the Month, then you won't be disappointed. This month we've chosen:

The Chocolate Block 2016 Boekenhoutskloof – The Whisky Exchange Wine of the Month
The Chocolate Block 2016 Boekenhoutskloof – The Whisky Exchange Wine of the Month
Boekenhoutskloof

The Chocolate Block 2016

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A luscious, big-hearted red wine from top South African producer Boekenhoutskloof, The Chocolate Block is bursting with dark-berry fruit, a lick of spice and a hint of mocha – absolutely perfect with a big hearty steak or spring lamb.

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Tasting Notes

Glass of Susana Balbo Signature Rosé 2017

From the Producer

  • Nose: Exceptionally perfumed with an abundance of complex red and dark berry fruit, violets and intense aromas of white pepper.
  • Palate: Structured and opulent with notes of cardamom, cumin, cloves and black pepper. The mid-palate is rich, textured and balanced with, cocoa-powder tannins and a cedarwood character derived from French oak.
  • Finish: Smooth and lifted, with notes of white pepper.

About Boekenhoutskloof

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History

Established way back in 1776, Boekenhoutskloof is one of finest estates in South Africa, with award-winning winemaker Marc Kent currently at the helm. Located in Franschhoek, a beautiful part of the Western Cape, the winery has won countless awards for its range, and was also named Winery of the Year in 2012 in the highly respected Platter's South African Wine Guide.

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Wine of the Month – March 2018 : Susana Balbo Signature Rosé 2017 : The Whisky Exchange

Wine of the Month: March 2018

We choose our Wine of the Month to highlight some of the great bottles from around the world. No matter what the style, you can be certain that if it's our Wine of the Month, then you won't be disappointed. This month we've chosen:

Susana Balbo Signature Rosé 2017 – The Whisky Exchange Wine of the Month
Susana Balbo Signature Rosé 2017 – The Whisky Exchange Wine of the Month
Susana Balbo

Signature Rose 2017

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This delicious rosé is the perfect match for smoked salmon and Asian cuisine. Loaded with red fruits, this Malbec/Pinot Noir blend is a fantastic example of how good Argentine wine can be, and is made by one of the country's best winemakers.

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Tasting Notes

Glass of Susana Balbo Signature Rosé 2017

From the Producer

  • Appearence: Fresh aromas of citrus and sweet red berries with a touch of citrus.
  • Nose: Crisp, well textured and well balanced, with plenty of juicy strawberries and cherries.
  • Palate: Persistent and elegant.

About Susana Balbo

Susana Balbo

History

Susana Balbo is quite simply one of the finest winemakers Argentina has ever produced. The first woman to complete a winemaking degree in the country, she has worked at top names including Martins and Zapata before achieving her dream in 1999 and opened her own winery. She has also consulted for wineries in Italy, Australia and California, and was named 'Woman of the Year' by The Drinks Business magazine in 2015.

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