If you have yet to come across the Chocolate Box Wine range, then you are missing out on a premium quality treat. Named Chocolate Box for their distinctive chocolatey notes, this knockout trio of red wines has been growing rapidly in popularity in the UK, and after trying them, you will understand why.
The Shiraz, GSM and Cabernet Sauvignon are produced at Franc Rocca’s family owned winery - Rocland Estate – in Southern Australia’s red wine hotbed, Barossa Valley. Barossa Valley red wines often display rich chocolately notes, and although the Chocolate Box range of wines are typical of the region, there is something quite special about them.
A Testament of Quality
When you see the labels with their distinctive 1950’s style artwork you will probably think they will make a great wine gift. We would definately agree, not only are the bottles eyecatching, they are among the best wines in terms of quality that we have come across in this price bracket. The number of Decanter awards racked up by these wines gives an indication of the level of quality we are talking about here. In addition, the winery was also awarded a top ten place in the 2012 James Halliday Wine Companion – quite an achievement.
Despite being high in ABV (between 14.5% & 15.5%) the wines are surprisingly easy to drink, some might say too easy to drink! With their amazing full flavours and smooth textures, these powerful wines should be on the “must try” list of every red wine lover.
What our customers say about Chocolate Box:
Chocolate Box GSM Cherry Chocolate
“The wine is silky smooth and tastes like its name. At 15.5% it is heavy and rich not to be enjoyed on its own, much better accompanied with a great steak”
“A delicious red which has instantly become our favourite”
“The best wine by far ! Absolutely Awesome !!!”
Chocolate Box Cabernet Sauvignon
“This is a fantastic wine, highly recommend if you like reds. In fact the whole chocolate box range is amazing”
“A lovely wine, we have bought this several times now and keep coming back for more! In fact all the Chocolate Box wines never disappoint”
Chocolate Box Shiraz
How The Wines Are Tasting And Food They Pair Well With
The Shiraz has dark chocolate, coffee, apricot and liquorice notes. Smooth, rich and powerful. Great with roast beef!
The “Truffle Chocolate”, has blackcurrant and subtle vanilla flavours lifted by a hint of minty chocolate and a wonderful silky oak finish. We would recommend this wine for pairing with steaks lamb and barbecued meats.
A blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mataro known as GSM, the Cherry Chocolate of the range has aromas of savoury oak, dark cherry and stewed rhubarb, and a palate that reveals a hint of spice and cinnamon. Silky smooth and wonderful with game, lamb and spiced pasta dishes.
The full range of Chocolate Box Wine is available to buy at winepalate.co.uk, (next next day delivery Monday to Friday for orders placed before 12.30pm).