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Pairing Wine & Chocolate
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Wines Flights

Wine Tasting is so much fun!  You'll find an expanded list of all kinds of combinations for you to compare and judge wines against each other to discover your favorite

  • How to taste wine - more info . . .
    What flavors and aromas to expect from different grape varietals - more info . . .

  • Compare Wines Made From Same Grape 
    Compare Wines Of Different Grape Varietals
    Compare Wines Made From The Same Region
Compare Wines Made From Same Grape 

Tropical -Hope Chardonnay 2005, Australia

Buttery  & Oaky- Pascual Toso Chardonnay 2006, Argentina

Unoaked - Pelligrini Chardonnay 2004,  Sonoma 

 

 

 

Santa Ema Merlot Reserva, Chile

Milbrandt Merlot,  Washington

Opolo Merlot 2004, Paso Robles

 

 

 

Rutherford Ranch Cab '04, Napa 

Montes Cabernet Carmenere 2005, Chile

Christopher Cameron Cab 2004, Dry creek Sonoma

 

 

 

Rutherford Ranch Cab '04, Napa 

Christopher Cameron Cab 2004, Dry creek Sonoma

Montes Cabernet Carmenere 2005, Chile

Bodega Norton Reserva '04 Cabernet, Mendoza Argentina

 

 

Ports in a Storm   $14

 

Jonesy Tawny Port, Australia

Quinta De La Rosa Vintage 2000 Porto

 

Quinta De La Rosa Lote no 601 Ruby Porto

*  Port is not a grape, but a fortified wine made from a 'Mother Grape".  Included in this section for you to compare ports.

 

 

 

 

Compare Wines Of Different Grape Varietals

 

 

 

 

 

Salneval Albarino 2005, Rias Biaxas

 

Schloss Vollards Riesling 04, Rheingau Germany

Maddalena Muscat Canelli, 06 Paso Robles

 

 

Stella Pinot Grigio 2005, Italy

Pascual Toso Torrentes 2006, Argentina

Omaka Springs Sauvignon Blanc 06, New Zealand

 

 

 

Soft . . Sherwood Pinot Noir 2005, New Zealand

Racey . . . Bogle Old Vine Zinfandel

Seductive . . . Montes Cab Carmenere, Chile 

 

 

 

Santa Barbara Winery Syrah 2004

T. Howard Boots Grenache 04 Austrailia

Oxford Landing GSM, 2005 ( Grenache+Syrah+Mouvedre)

 

 

 

REDS 2006 Laurel Glen, Lodi (Cab+Zin+Carignane)

Chévere Cabernet 2006, Chile (Cab with a Social Conscious)

Terra Rosa Malbec 04, Argentina (10% 80-Year Old Tempranillo)

 

 

Compare Wines Made From The Same Region

 

 

Opolo Summit Zinfandel 2005

Opolo Sangiovese, Paso Robles

Opolo Summit Zinfandel 2005

 

 

 

Hope Chardonnay 2005, Australia

Oxford Landing GSM, 2005

T. Howard Boots Grenache 04 Austrailia

 

 

 

Santa Ema Merlot Reserva, Chile

Montes Cabernet Carmenere 2005, Chile

Bodega Norton Reserva Cabernet 

 

 

Santa Ema Merlot Reserva, Chile

Montes Cab Carmenere, Chile 

Chévere Cabernet 2006, Chile

 

 

 

Pascual Toso Torrentes 2006, Argentina

Pascual Toso Chardonnay 2006, Argentina

Terra Rosa Malbec 04, Argentina

Bodega Norton Reserva Cabernet 

 

 

 

Cava  Cristalino NV Brut, Penedes, Spain 

Salneval Albarino 2005, Rias Biaxas

Mano-A-Mano Tempranillo 2004 , Spain

 

 

Sauterne Like - Le Rieutort, Cotes de Gascogne, 

Cognac Infused - White Pineau, Charentes

Cognac Infused - RED PINEAU, Charentes, France

 

 

                Taste the Wine, Then the Chocolate

(1) Start by tasting the wine, allowing its flavors to fully saturate your mouth.Then take a bite of the chocolate, letting it slowly melt on your tongue.
(2) Sip the wine once again, and you might never consider having one without the other ever again!

San Antonio Champagne & White Chocolate
White chocolate, though not a true chocolate due to its absence of cacao, is a super-sweet blend of sugar, milk and cocoa butter. Try a sec or demi-sec Champagne, or the hint of orange in a muscato. Other good pairings for white chocolate include Rieslings and Gewürztraminers.

Jonesy Tawny Port  & Milk Chocolate
Remember rule one and choose a sweeter wine than chocolate, or the pairing might leave your mouth tasting like a rubber band. For milk chocolate, your best match might just be a sweet and tasty tawny port. But if you find the right bottle of pinot noir, you won't be disappointed.

Rutherford Ranch Cabernet &
Semisweet Dark Chocolate

With tones that are nutty, spicy, or earthy, semisweet dark chocolate has a balanced and less sweet aftertaste than milk or white chocolate. Cabernets or Bordeauxs will tend to bring out any fruity or peppery nuances in the chocolate, while a ruby port is considered a classic pairing with semisweet chocolate.

Bogle Old Vine Zin &
Bittersweet Dark Chocolate

Their bitter, roasted flavoring is so intense, that it really needs a strong red wine to balance the taste. Either that or a really yummy cookie. Zinfandels are the go-to when it comes to pairing wine and bittersweet dark, but you might also find an Australian shiraz or a Spanish grenache to be a suitable companion.
**All Wines on List Are Sold at Retail **

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