Prima Materia Zinfandel and Chocolate Pairing Giftbox

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Prima Materia Zinfandel and Chocolate Pairing Giftbox

Everything you need to host, toast, taste and imbibe. A true luxury, keepsake wine and chocolate book housed in its own giftbox with grosgrain ribbon handles at the ready to bring to any soirée. Lift the gift box lid to reveal the wine book, and open the cover to reveal our chocolate sensory wheel, bottle of Prima Materia Zinfandel, pairing truffles and a comprehensive wine and chocolate experience book.

Due to the special handling of our wine + chocolate gift sets, there may be an additional 1-2 days lead time prior to shipping.

Delivery requires signature from recipient age 21 or over. We cannot ship wine internationally or to the following states: AL, AK, DE, KY, MA, MI, MS, NJ, OK, RI, SD, TX, UT, VT. Note this collection must be consumed within 14 days of shipment, please select your ship date accordingly.  Not eligible for promos and discounts.

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The Prima Materia Zinfandel and Chocolate Pairing Giftbox includes:

Prima Materia Zinfandel

Dark Chocolate Truffle Collection, 9 pieces

Absinthe, 1pc
Kübler absinthe + Chinese star anise + fennel + 62% cacao dark chocolate + coconut ash

Balsamico, 1pc
12-year cask aged balsamic vinegar from Modena + 62% cacao dark chocolate + I.G.P. Piemonte hazelnuts

Black Pearl®, 1pc
Organic Wakaya ginger + freshly grated wasabi + 72% cacao dark chocolate + ceremonial matcha

Brown Butter, 1pc
Vermont Creamery cultured butter ganache + 72% cacao dark chocolate ganache + Matiz-flor de Sal salt

Budapest, 1pc
Kalocsan paprika + 62% cacao dark chocolate

Chef Pascal, 1pc
Schwarzwälder kirschwasser + 62% cacao dark chocolate + tart Michigan cherry

Oaxaca, 1pc
Guajillo y pasilla chillies + 75% cacao Tanzanian dark chocolate + pumpkin seeds

Polline Di Finocchio, 1pc
Wild Tuscan fennel pollen + 62% cacao dark chocolate

Red Fire, 1pc
Ancho chillies + Sri Lankan Ceylon cinnamon + 62% cacao dark chocolate

Living in Paris, Katrina learned the Parisian ritual of purchasing chocolate and pastry daily. We infuse this ritual into all our products with exotic and ephemeral ingredients.

Care:
Keep this box of haut-chocolat in a cool, dry place until serving. Consume by listed expiration date, within 2 weeks of ship date.

Details:
Processed on equipment that also processes Milk, Soy, Wheat, Eggs, Peanuts, Sesame and Tree Nuts.

SKU: GS-WINE-PRIMA

The Tasting Experience

Breathe
Close your eyes and take three deep breaths in and out through the nose, to the count of 4 on the inhale and a 4 on the exhale. Notice how the breath flows in your nose cool and then warm as it flows out in the exhale.

Read
Read the story of the chocolate you are about to taste. This allows you to pair 
a picture in your imagination to conjure a vision of taste and journey.

See
See the chocolate. See the wine. Observe it as if for the first time… Examine the curves, the color, the movement; have a sense of its weight and temperature.

Touch
Touch the chocolate. Notice the shine on the surface and topping, if one exists. While reading its description and seeing its appearance, how does the chocolate feel in your hand? How do you think it will taste?

Smell
Close your eyes again, smell the chocolate. What aromas arise?

Taste
Slowly place the chocolate against your lips, feeling it. Now bite the chocolate in half and notice the sound it makes as it breaks. Taste both the wine and the chocolate on their own first. Now, taste the chocolate and wine together.

Finish
Reflect on the finish in your mouth by sipping air through your nose and chewing on it in the mouth.

"I encountered a state of bliss once again, years later, when drinking a red wine alongside a dark chocolate Red Fire truffle (Ancho chilies + Royal Vietnamese cinnamon + 62% cacao dark chocolate). Gasp! Could it be that chocolate had finally broken away from its  traditional dessert wine couplings? As I sipped, the evidence danced on my palate: the ripe cherry, plum and raspberry notes in the wine brought out the innate fruit qualities in our proprietary chocolate. The heat of the chili pepper slowly warmed my throat in a way it never had before. Yet all the while, the wine and spirits remained powerful and beautiful on its own.”

- Katrina

    SUPERIOR SOURCING

  • SUPERIOR SOURCING

    Proprietary Dark Chocolate
    Our proprietary chocolate is crafted specifically to support the ingredients we infuse with it to achieve a taste experience matching the storytelling. Our 72% cacao dark chocolate is one of our most intense and has deep roasted vegetation, dried fruit, and a touch of tart berry notes.

    At the heart of our mission is creating luxury chocolate collections with responsibility to the environment that sustains our earth. We have been sourcing Fair Trade or Rainforest Alliance-certified cacao for over 15 years. We are powered by 100% renewable energy and abide by a green purchasing of procuring only post-consumer recycled board and biodegradable materials. Our kitchen exclusively uses Organic cream and sugar.
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