Dark Maldon Sea Salt Organic Chocolate Bar

£4

Description

Hand-harvested crunchy Sea Salt flakes bring out all the flavours of our organic, fair-trade 70% cacao dark chocolate from Nacional in Ecuador. Make your taste buds dance!

We believe good sea salt doesn’t need to come all the way from the Himalayas, so we save thousands of unnecessary food miles & get ours from Essex! Maldon Sea Salt, established over 130 years ago, has an unrivalled reputation for taste & quality, and if it's good enough for top chefs worldwide then it's good enough for us.

According to legend, it was first manufactured by accident over 2,000 years ago by Roman Commanders when taking a hot seawater bath.

This organic Sea Salt chocolate bar is included in our British Icon collection, as well as The Dark Collection, and is delivered straight through the letterbox in our stylish box.

  

Weight

80g

Great Taste 2-Star Award

"An uncompromisingly bitter chocolate that is well tempered and shiny with a really soft salty flavour that speaks of salt flakes rather than crystals."

"A good glossy bar with a nice snap. The salt starts to come through as the chocolate melts - there is not a big burst of fruit but more a deep rich chocolate with very little astringency. A delicious little burst of salt."

Ingredients

80g Organic fair-trade dark chocolate (cocoa mass, cocoa butter), organic fair-trade cane sugar, organic vanilla extract, emulsifier: sunflower lecithin 0.1%. Min. Cocoa solids 70%, Maldon Sea Salt.

Allergens: Please see bold above. Chocolate is made in a factory that occasionally handles nuts and gluten.

 

Chocolate Pairing Suggestions

Wine Pairing
Emulate and mimic the flavours of this bar when deciding on an appropriate pairing, look for a medium bodied red wine, ideally with notes of cherry, raspberry and plum, soft tannins and elusive smokiness. We recommend a South African pinot noir, hits of spice with gentle Pinotage qualities the salt in the chocolate will enhance the fruit flavours and blend accordingly with the smokiness.

• River's end stellar organic pinot noir (Fairtrade)
• Earthbound Organic Fairtrade Pinot Noir 

Tea Pairing
Alternatively, Lapsang Souchong tea dried over a smoking pine fire, imparts a sweet, clean smoky flavour and creates a unique exquisite pairing for our chocolate, the richness of both mingle and merge and create a sumptuous experience. For a more mature flavour pairing, we recommend the warm and peaty aromas of an Islay single malt.

• Lapsang Souchong Tea Smoky, peaty with lingering flavours 

Whisky Pairing
For a serious flavour pairing try Laphroaig single malt, medicinal in flavour with a rich amber colour, warm, mature and intense.  

• Laphroaig
• Lagavulin
• Ardbeg
• Bowmore

Click on individual bars for full list.

Chocolate Delivery

Our chocolate is delivered via Royal Mail 24 service as standard. If you want to guarantee next day chocolate delivery, we recommend using the tracked Signed For Royal Mai service which will ensure your chocolate is delivered on the scheduled day. Any questions about our chocolate delivery, please contact us.

Customer Reviews

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R
R.B.
Chocolate Gift: No
Best ever chocolate bar

Quite simply the best bar of chocolate I’ve ever tasted, and believe me I’ve tasted a few.

G
G.
Chocolate Gift: No
Simply delicious

The sea salt brings out the flavour of the sumptuous dark chocolate. A little is all you need. It is exceptional.

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Y.S.
Chocolate Gift: No
Dark chocolate

Nice chocolate but personally I would prefer less sugar

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