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Michel Cluizel Chocolates – Lait Collection

Exalted Milk Chocolate

Michel Cluizel rein­vents the often-sweet milk choco­late with his curat­ed soy lecithin-free process to bring out the best of the cacao fruit and blend it togeth­er with absolute­ly mouth­wa­ter­ing notes and flavors.

TAST­ING NOTES FROM THE CURATOR

Michel Cluizel milk choco­lates receive the same long, care­ful pro­cess­ing as the company’s dark choco­late vari­ants to main­tain that trade­mark smooth­ness in all fla­vors and inten­si­ty lev­els of the bars — all with a touch of caramel to the taste. 

  • The Grand Lait 45% Éclats Caramel Beurre Salé (Milk Salt­ed But­ter Caramel) bar bal­ances just the right lev­el of cocoa with salt­ed but­ter and brown caramel notes to tit­il­late the senses. 
  • The Plan­ta­tion Man­garo Lait 50% (Milk 50%) bar com­bines a deep caramel fla­vor with notes of gin­ger­bread, hon­ey, exot­ic fruit, and sultanas. 
  • The Plan­ta­tion Riachue­lo Lait 51% (Milk 51%) bar plays up cream and caramel laced with red fruit and cocoa for a spicy, fresh fin­ish that lingers long on the palate.

PREPA­RA­TION OR PAIRINGS

Milk choco­late is at once remark­ably diverse and tricky to pair with. The secret is in the bal­ance and qual­i­ty of ingre­di­ents. Michel Cluizel teas­es out the purest choco­late taste out of his bars, mak­ing each one a treat on its own or with any fresh accom­pa­ni­ment. Nuts, gin­ger, and cit­rus bal­ance out the milky taste and play well with the caramel notes. Try them with avo­ca­do ice cream or a young Asi­a­go cheese fresh off a cheese board. If you pre­fer to indulge with a lit­tle wine on the side, the Grand Lait 45% pairs well with a Valpo­li­cel­la, Banyul, or Pinot Noir — but if you’re savor­ing a whole selec­tion of milk choco­lates, the semi-sweet, light body of a Ries­ling or Mus­cat is a more all-encom­pass­ing match.

FROMTREND-SET­TING CHOCOLATIER

Michel Cluizel pro­duced his first Grand Lait bars long before high-cacao con­tent milk choco­late drew the palate away from the sug­ari­er vari­ants. At the time, his efforts were under­ap­pre­ci­at­ed, but that did not stop him. From the orig­i­nal run of Grand Lait Cacao Pur Ile de Java 55%, he and his com­pa­ny craft­ed less intense cocoa per­cent­age bars. Today, Michel Cluizel milk choco­lates are eye-open­ers to even the great­est of milk choco­late skeptics. 

Dis­claimer on Avail­abil­i­ty of Pre-Ordered Items

This prod­uct is clas­si­fied as a Pre-Ordered Item at The Bow Tie Duck and will only be avail­able while pro­duc­er from over­seas is able to sup­ply and allow air-flown deliv­ery. Shall there be any deliv­ery delay, deliv­ery can­cel­la­tion, out of stock” or even out of sea­son” notice after pur­chase, you will be con­tact­ed by our Sup­port right away. After which, a refund, prod­uct replace­ment or a deliv­ery delay will be put forth. Upon choos­ing to order this prod­uct, you agree to the terms and have read that the prod­ucts are not on-hand and require a wait­ing peri­od in order receive the fresh­est pro­duce from direct­ly from source.

Storage Instructions

Store your choco­lates in a cool, dark place, ide­al­ly between 18 to 24°C. You can use the refrig­er­a­tor, but place the choco­late in an air­tight con­tain­er to keep the mois­ture and humid­i­ty out — and retain its full range of fla­vors, of course!

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