March 7, 2011

Vini Passiti and Chocolate

Well prepared with our knowledge from the "Salon du Chocolate", we were ready for the advanced tasting: Chocolate + Vino Passito.
Vino Passito is a wine made from grapes that have been dried to concentrate their juice -  the result is a sweet dessert wine and the spectrum of different  tastes is as wide as it is for wine, depending on the area and producer.
The goal was, to find the best corresponding couple, so we had to taste lots of Chocolate and lots of wine....but in the end and with the help of two professional Sommeliers we found some perfect matches.  Ramandolo from Friuli goes with a very creamy Milk chocolate whereas the Merlino from Trentino with it´s cherry aroma corresponds best with a 75 % Chocolate from Peru, Barolo Chinato matches with......

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