I recently got into sitting down with some red wine or champagne and enjoying it with chocolate.
I am a New Englander, so I am only aware of a chocolates like Taza and Lake Champlain for better than average chocolate.
Are there any recommendations for internet available or local options?
For wines or chocolate? or both?
I'd suggest a Mas Amiel if you're in need of something to drink with bittersweet.
Now, much depends on the chocolate, but a demi-sec Champagne can go very, very well.
If there are some other elements, like raspberries, then a good Merlot can work quite well.
Bourbon, coffee, port, Maury, PX...
In other words, anything but red table wine. I'm not in love with bubbles here, either.
No. Not me. I don't like the combination, personally, but the best matches I've found would include something like a 10-Year Old Tawny Porto, an Australian tawny or an aged Banyuls. But really, to my palate, I'd prefer coffee.