Thursday, September 10, 2015

Cacao de Origen - Trinidad 74 percent bar - Sept. 10, 2015

Chocolate of the Day: 

Cacao de Origen
Trinidad 74 percent Miranda - Venezuela bar
Weight: 1 oz. (28.3 g.) / 1.94 oz. (55 g.) in total package of 2 bars
Calories: 150 calories (estimate) for 1 package of 2 bars
Cost: $14.00 (estimate) for 1 package (2 bars)
Purchased from: The Chocolate Garage, Palo Alto, CA

Today was Day #9 of Chocolate and Venezuela Theme Week.

Today's Trinidad 74% cacao bar from Cacao de Origen (Hacienda La Trinidad, Caracas, Venezuela), was crafted with cacao beans from Hacienda Trinidad, grown in the northern coastal mountains of Miranda, Venezuela.

The thin bar (one of two in a sealed silver package), enabled easy access to flavors when tasting. This chocolate was smooth and full of flavor -- very faint green vegetation and floral notes, tart citrus acidity, and smooth earth flavor notes, and a smooth, full-bodied lingering finish.

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