Cardamom-Laced Truffles

You are here

Description

Cardamom-Laced Truffles with Murray River Sea Salt | 2008 Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (April 2012)

For a recent event, the 2012 Boulder Wine Trail Passport, we wanted to present truly magical pairings.  We would be pouring two weekends at Savory Spice Shop in Boulder and asked Dan, the store owner, for recommendations on caterers who are also experts with his vast selection of spices.  Dan recommended Kathryn and we couldn't have been more excited with the pairing results.

We find our 2008 Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is particularly well suited to chocolate pairing.  It's hard to go wrong with Cabernet Sauvignon and chocolate, but, one can do even better...  Kathryn suggested several spice options for chocolate truffles and the cardamom was indeed a magical pairing accentuating the spice in the wine.  You can find the complete recipe on Kathryn's Blog: Hungry Basket.

Buon Appetito!

Photo by Kathryn at Hungry Basket.

Other Pairings

  • Date Published: 04/02/2012
  • Categories: Cabernet Sauvignon

Related Pairings

Find more Recipes & Pairings.

Tasting Room & Winery

Thursday - Sunday 1 - 6 PM

Adult Coloring in the Tasting Room today & every Sunday from 1-6pm! #sundayfunday #adultcoloring #adultcoloringbook… https://t.co/S6rGT3MdwD
Settembre Cellars (4 days ago)
Bonfire, tunes, coffee, pizza, wine and more! Spring Celebration is on at 63rd Street Farm! https://t.co/DZiJ41owpa
Settembre Cellars (4 days ago)
Spring Celebration Saturday from 12-3pm at 63rd Street Farm! Enjoy wood fired pizza from Laudisio's Catering, Sette… https://t.co/GcmeRVN0D8
Settembre Cellars (1 week ago)
The Grand Valley AVA in Western Colorado is where most of our wine grapes are grown. It's also home to some fabulou… https://t.co/Mm9xsZ7QKK
Settembre Cellars (2 weeks ago)
Adult Coloring in the Tasting Room today & every Sunday from 1-6pm! #sundayfunday #adultcoloring #adultcoloringbook… https://t.co/blTpjGPU5a
Settembre Cellars (3 weeks ago)