Monday, July 12, 2010

ChocolateBet: July 12, 2010

Chocolate of the Day:
1 truffle
Wine Country Chocolates
Champagne (truffle)
Very Good
Weight: .45 oz. (12.7 g.) (estimate)
Calories: 67 calories (estimate)
Cost: $
Purchased from: Wine Country Chocolates, Sonoma tasting room, Sonoma, CA

Today (Day #4 of Chocolate and Wine Theme Week) I enjoyed a Champagne truffle --  the last piece in a Wine Country Chocolates 7-piece black, round assortment box. I liked that I could taste a bit more of the wine/grape (champagne) flavor in this truffle, compared to the red wine flavored truffles I tasted earlier this week. It can be tough to rate similar truffles. So much goes into the perception of taste. Factors include temperature and age of a chocolate; time of day an item was eaten; or the taster's level of hunger and/or thirst -- to name a few.

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