Vosges Chocolate

Truffles / Champagne Truffle Collection, 20 pieces

Truffles - Champagne Truffle Collection, 20 pieces

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*Available to ship October 31, 2016.
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Artisanal dark chocolate truffles combined with Krug® Champagne creates this confectionery finery. We've blended 85% dark chocolate with our favorite bespoke Grande Cuvee Champagne and formed traditional shaped truffles resembling their underground namesakes, the truffle mushroom. A dusting of cocoa powder makes each gem complete. Every box is made to order and delivered at its absolute freshest.
85% cacao dark chocolate + Krug® Champagne + cocoa powder
Contains: Milk, soy.
Processed on equipment that also processes Milk, Soy, Peanuts and Tree Nuts.
Watch a video of Champagne Truffles being made >
Consume within 14 days.

SKU: TC-CHA-020  

"My loved ones know that Krug® Champagne is my favorite – it is so decadent! I celebrate all of my life's best moments with a bottle. What better time of year than the holidays to introduce the classic and celebratory combination of champagne and chocolate. We will be making these indulgent morsels to order, sending you the finest, freshest truffles possible."

According to folklore, the chocolate truffle was created in the kitchen of French culinary genius August Escoffier during the 1920s. One day, as his stagiaire (apprentice) attempted to make pastry cream, he accidentally poured hot cream into a bowl of chocolate chunks rather than the bowl of sugared egg for which it was destined. As the chocolate and cream mixture hardened, the stagiaire found he could work the chocolate paste with his hands to form a bumpy, lopsided ball. After rolling the new creation in coca powder, he was struck by their resemblance to the soil growing truffle mushroom often used in French cooking. Thus, the legacy of the chocolate truffle began


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