Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Charbonnel et Walker - Blackwell Jamaican Rum Truffles - May 31, 2023

Chocolate of the Day

Charbonnel et Walker 
Blackwell Fine Jamaican Rum - Rum Truffles
Good ++
Weight: 1.38 oz. (39 g.) / 4.05 oz. (115 g.) in total bar
Calories: 220 calories in 3 chocolates/truffles
Cost: $28.00 for 1 box of 9 truffles
Purchased from: Charbonnel et Walker, online order

Welcome to Day #2 of Chocolate, Spirits and Savory Snacks Theme Week.

Today's Blackwell Fine Jamaican Rum - Rum Truffles were from Charbonnel et Walker (London). The company was established in 1875.

Aroma notes included: warm rum, brown sugar/honey, and chocolate.

The Rum Truffle centers had a buttery texture and melt, and were surrounded by a firmer, relatively thick dark chocolate shell. 

The smooth dark chocolate and rum flavors were harmonious and balanced, and had a slight natural, brown sugar/honey sweetness and booziness that extended into the finish. 

These Rum Truffles were enjoyed with salted nuts and blood orange (fresh fruit).

Maker's description: "...smooth Blackwell (tm) Rum Truffles in Fine Dark Chocolate. Blackwell (tm) Black Gold Fine Jamaican Rum..."

Ingredients: Dark chocolate (unsweetened chocolate, sugar, cocoa fat, soy lecithin), milk chocolate (sugar, cocoa fat, whole milk powder, unsweetened chocolate, soy lecithin, natural vanilla flavoring), butter (salt, milk), Blackwell (tm) Rum (4.6%), sugar, unsweetened chocolate, natural flavorings, soy lecithin, milk fat, fat reduced cocoa powder, dry whole milk. 

Allergen-related information: Contains milk and soy. May contain Tree nuts, Egg and Wheat.

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