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Friday, 18 October 2013

Rocland Estate Chocolate Box GSM 2012

Possesses the lovely, plush, comforting nose of the lead player Grenache. Damp earth, cherry with hints of choc-raspberry. Background savoury components add extra weight, a touch of herb and spice completes the picture.

Thick, chewy and spicy, Soft and rounded - plush. Oak clearly present, not overbearing. The wine holds its form well; tannin is fine and grainy, spice a common thread throughout. Drinks well: good length, spice driven. 89

Tasted on: Monday 14th October, a Root Day
Source: Sample
Price: $22
Alcohol: 15%
Closure: Screwcap

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