Chocolate Bomshell, Almond Macaron, Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Bombshells and Wine Pairings

Chocolate and wine, what more do you need?? When paired with the right wine, our chocolate bombshells are nirvana.

Here are some great wines to have with our chocolate bombshells:

Malbec from Alamos Winery. Mendoza, Argentina. Balanced and full flavored exhibiting a deep dark cherry and blackberry flavor with hints of brown spice and vanilla. Considered the flagship varietal of Argentina.

Red Blend from Alamos Winery, Mendoza, Argentina. A fruity and complex wine with flavors of dark cherry and plum, along with notes of blackberry and black pepper. Aged in Oak barrels to create a warm brown spice characteristic and a rich mouth feel.

2011 Albarino from Palmer Vineyards, Riverhead, New York. A floral and citrusy white wine with with hints of apple and peach, and a natural salinity, this wine pairs very well with the complex flavor of our bombshells..

Marfil Cava from the Alella Vinicola cellar, Catalonia, Spain. This sparkling white has yellow-golden color and an intense, complex aroma with notes of dried fruits. Very tasty and expressive with fine notes of lees, balanced with a long lasting finish.

2010 Sios Les Creus from the Bodegas Costers del Sio, Catalonia, Spain. A rich and mellow red, with warm spicy fruits and a delicious mouth feel.

2013 Quinta do Perdigao Encruzado, Dao, Portugal. This white – from the Encruzado grape, one of Portugal’s top white grape varieties, has a highly condensed palate with firm acidity with fine tannins for support. Aromas and flavors range from umami, yeast , and minerals packed into a fine body delivering a long, tart, salty finish.

2013 Quinta Regueiro Alvarinho Trajadura, Vinho Verde, Portugal. This white has a fruity aroma and a great balance between acidity and complexity, full volume, fresh and tasty. Final persistent mouth and a long finish.

2005 Sueno Profundo Carbernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California. With a color of deep purple and dark fruited aromas, this Cabernet Sauvignon combines a tremendous concentration of fruit and supple tannins.

2005 Manuel Manzaneque Nuestra Seleccion from Vinedos y bodegas Manuel Manzaneque, Finca Elez, Spain. A serious and structured Cabernet Sauvignon with a deep aroma of mature fruit and fine toasted elements and a light mineral and spicy background. To the palate it has a powerful fleshy taste with tannins of fruit and wood with hints of plum jam and black pepper.

2013 Caldaro Pfarrhof Kalterersee Auslese Classico Superiore from the Pfarrhof-Kaltereisse Auslese winery, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. An unusually sophisticated red with the color of rubies, an interesting bouquet of violets paired with a round harmonious taste of bitter almonds.

NV Medici Ermete Le Tenute ‘Solo’ Lambrusco Reggiano, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. A Lambrusco classic. Dry but simultaneously fruity, with a dustiness to the tannins and flavors of cocoa powder, plum and strawberry pate de fruit. Tightly knit, with brambly fruit and spice details on the lingering finish (Wine Spectator Review).

Irpinia Aglianico DOC from the Cantine Di Marzo winery, Tufo, Italy. A red wine with an intense robe with ruby reflections. With a first impression of black fruits, a full bodied structure from its tannins, and a well balanced aciity underlined by a note of licorice, this red will leave a sense of freshness ad cleanliness in your mouth.

2012 Savuto from the Odoardi Vineyards. Calabria, Italy. A red bursting with fresh red fruit and smoky plum flavors. To which tobacco, mint, truffles and spice add further layers of complexity.

2012 Polvanera Minutolo, Puglia, Italy. This white features a “clear pale straw yellow color with greenish reflex. Intense aromatic scents of bergamot, banana, peach, camomile and mayflower with a musky finish. Mouth delicately aromatic and with good texture, enlivened from a tasty flowing sapid-freshness; persistent aftertaste.” -Winery

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