zChocolat, a brand of extraordinary chocolates created by master artisan and World Champion Chocolatier Pascal Caffet, takes gourmet gifting to the next level by including gold-covered chocolate in their 2016 Christmas Collection. With a flair for artisanal details and boundless customization options, the zChocolat brand has epitomized the expression “chic à la française” since its founding in 1999. The zChocolat Christmas Collection, along with a wide range of other high-end chocolate gifts, are available online exclusively at their website, www.zchocolat.com.
Embellished with an elegant reinterpretation of a traditional Christmas tree, the mahogany box of sweets from zChocolat Holiday Collection is a merry mingling of seasonal whimsy and flavorful savoir faire with a golden chocolate twist. Christmas Collection consists of 16 products, each packaged in exclusive holiday boxes embellished with a whimsical Christmas tree design. The most lavish set includes fifteen pieces of chocolate from the Traditional Assortment are covered in 28 leaves of 24-karat edible gold which is flavorless, non-toxic, and has been used in the culinary arts for centuries to add elegance and interest to food and drink.
The $108 Sapphire with One Gold Chocolate features a single signature recipe “Z” chocolate coated in nearly 2 leaves of pure food-grade 24-karat gold, surrounded by 14 of the most requested milk chocolate and dark chocolate recipes. The $423 Gold Sapphire extends the Midas touch even further, featuring 15 gilded chocolates covered in a cumulative 28 leaves of edible 24-karat gold.
The ultra-luxury brand zChocolat takes pride in offering handmade chocolate that doesn’t contain any alcohol or preservatives.
All natural high-quality ingredients like high cocoa content, low sugar, and 100% pure cocoa butter are mixed together to produce signature dark, milk, and white chocolates with rich ganaches prepared with French butter and cream from Normandy and finely textured pralines honed from a perfected mixture of Valencia almonds from Spain and Piedmont hazelnuts from Italy.