This isn't the first time Nestlé have done a white chocolate Aero, of course; who can forget the version with the blue wrapper from the early 2000's? Here's a pic:
Opening the wrapper, I have to say it smelled delicious and had a lovely chocolatey aroma, although it was of the milk rather than the white variety! There was also a pleasant vanilla undertone.
Cutting it in half revealed the bubbly white centre:
Taste-wise it was very nice indeed - creamy, chocolatey and with a lovely sweet vanilla flavour. The main problem though was that the milk chocolate coating overpowered the vanilla centre - it still tasted nice and creamy, but the milk chocolate was too dominant.
Overall, this isn't a bad bar of chocolate by any means but I do think a lot of people will be disappointed that it isn't all white chocolate. The milk chocolate coating distracts from the vanilla flavour and kind of spoils it.
Also I think it's disappointing this variety won the Aero Facebook competition - a Lemon, Strawberry or Cappuccino Aero would've been much nicer in my opinion and a bit different from what's already on shelves! Interesting flavours are what consumers want these days - just look at the success of Cadbury's Marvellous Creations range. Come on Nestlé, be a bit more daring next time! ;)
RATING: 6.5 out of 10.
Price: 60p at Sainsbury's.
Suitable for vegetarians?: Yes.
Allergy Information: Contains milk, whey & vegetable fat.
Nutrition (per bar): 221 Calories, 12.3g Fat, 24.9g Sugar.
Did you know?: In the past Rowntree's made Lime, Strawberry and Rum flavoured Aero's! Here's some pics (credit: doyouremember.co.uk):