Wine & Chocolate Tasting

$125 CAD

Three wines specifically selected for pairing with this dark chocolate.  Three very different wines.   Three very different experiences.  All sublime.

The wines:

Latour Pinot Noir - medium-bodied, fruity and dry.  Ruby colour. Dark cherry and raspberry fruit with an underlying herbal note; dry, medium-bodied with berry fruit and earth flavours.  Burgundy, France, 750 ml, 13% Alcohol.

Red Knot Cabernet Sauvignon - full-bodied, firm and extra dry.  Dark ruby colour; aromas of dark berry, light spice with herb and sweet oaky notes; dry, medium-full body, with a firm structure, black currant and plum flavours; and a long finish.  South Australia, 750 ml, 14% Alcohol.

Graham's Late Bottled Vintage Port - sweet.  Opaque purple colour; spicy, plum, raisin/dried fruit, milk chocolate, black cherry, cranberry and fruitcake aromas and flavours; full-bodied, sweet, lush, ripe and lingering finish.  Portugal, 750 ml, 20% Alcohol.

The chocolate:

Chocolat à cassé du Comptoir de Mathilde - dark chocolate square with chocolate shavings and walnut pieces; comes with a wooden mallet to break it up.  Tulette, France; 400g.