Valentine’s Day Sweets & Wine

Shower your sweetheart with housemade chocolates, chocolate-covered strawberries and wine? Can you think of anything sweeter?

The Goat at Fearrington has three choices for a perfect (and delicious) Valentine’s Day gift! Call 919.545.5717 or stop by The Goat to place your order.

Sweets for your Sweetheart

Variety Chocolate Bon Bons $35
15 housemade chocolates in various flavors

Housemade Chocolates & Chocolate-Covered Strawberries $30
9 housemade chocolates in various flavors & 6 chocolate-covered strawberries

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries $25
12 strawberries covered in milk, dark & white chocolate

Fine Wine for Your Valentine

DUVAL-LEROY Brut Champagne, France, N.V $45
This dry Champagne from Duval-Leroy smells of yellow
fig, apple, lemon, toast, and balances it with a mouthful
of delicate acidity and minerality.

SANT’EVASIO Brachetto d’Acqui, taly, 2013 $17
Ripe strawberry, raspberry, lower alcohol, and a soft,
sweeter palate making this sparkling red right at home
next to chocolates, fruits, or your favorite Valentine!

These chocolate flavors will surely tempt the taste buds!

Red Hot
spiced dark chocolate ganache in a dark chocolate shell

Pop the Cork
white chocolate ganache infused with elderflower & champagne

Thyme to Razz It Up
white chocolate ganache infused with raspberries, thyme & vanilla

Fruits of Passion
white chocolate ganache infused with passion fruit & vanilla

Strawberry Fantasy
white chocolate ganache infused with strawberry, vanilla & muscat wine

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