Monday, October 02, 2006

French Milk vs. Dark

Bernard Castelain is a chocolatier from Chateauneufe Du Pape in southern France. He makes a wide array of chocolates and I picked up two of them at Sur La Table during my Santa Barbara visit last weekend. The Chocolat Lait is the milk chocolate with 37% cocoa. It's creamy and has a nice balance between cocoa and sweetness. Recommended!
The second was Intense 77% that was a little bit to bitter with the Pinot Noir I had, but will pair better with a Cabernet Sauvignon or Port. Not recommended by itself. To bitter...
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