Boplaas is situated in Calitzdorp, a small picturesque village in the Southern Cape in the majestic Little Karoo. The Nel family is part of a rich legacy that reaches back to more than 150 years. Boplaas is a family concern with Carel Nel, a Cape Wine Master, as owner and cellar master. Boplaas has long been regarded as in the forefront in premium wine production. Boplaas is known for world-class table wines, Ports and their award winning pot-stilled brandies.
Dark crimson coloured wine with a bright purple rim. Ripe plum, sweet black cherry, charred oak, mocha and cocoa flavours, while the opulent palate is a combination of juicy black plum, cherry, sweet bramble, roast coffee beans, dark chocolate and spice notes. Highly aromatic and flavour some, the wine is well-balanced, displaying deft oaking and is exceptional drinkable.
Tinta Barocca originates from the “wild” Douro valley and the Boplaas Tinta Chocolat is a perfect companion to full-flavoured dishes – such as ostrich fillet, springbok pie, home-made beef burger topped with caramelized onions and mature cheese, vegetablelasagne, hearty tomato bases pasta dishes or your favourite pizza. Alternatively enjoy a glass of Tinta Chocolat as an aperitif with friends or whenever the mood prevails. For best results decant prior to serving at room temperature (16 – 18 C) or slightly chilled in warmer climate.