01/31/2009 04:00PM ● Published by Super Admin
• Okay all you wine snobs – I’ve been harping about getting out of the wine “box” for a while now. Many of my wine club members, upon finding out that one of the selections for this past December was a chocolate port, wrinkled their noses. A book, or bottle for that matter, shouldn’t be judged by its “cover.”
If you haven’t already, start with Stanley Lambert’s Choc-a-Bloc Chocolate Port to take those baby steps out of the “box.” This is a luscious port from Australia’s famed Barossa Valley. This chocolate-infused tawny port is made with quality chocolate which makes a decadent after dinner treat. There are no artificial chocolate aromas or flavors like in many chocolate dessert wines. The alcohol is very balanced and the flavors are rich without being sickly sweet. The Choc-a-Bloc has converted many-a- snob. As your mama used to say, “Try it, you’ll like it!”
Julie is the owner and Wine Psychic of WineStyles – Granite Bay.
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