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Rozsavolgyi Csokolade - Trincheras (Venezuela) 95% (bar) - Sept. 16, 2021

Chocolate of the Day

Rozsavolgyi Csokolade 
Trincheras (Venezuela) 95% (bar)
Good ++ 
Weight: .88 oz. (25 g.) in total bar
Calories: 154.2 calories (per label) in 1 bar
Cost: $ missing information
Purchased from: The Village Market, SF Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA

Welcome to Day #8 of Chocolate and Venezuela Theme Week.

Today's Trincheras (Venezuela) 95% (bar) was from Rozsavolgyi Csokolade (Budapest, Hungary).* 

Trincheras is a cacao growing region in the Carabobo State in (northwest) Venezuela that borders on the Caribbean Sea.

The rich and appealing aroma of this bar included notes of chocolate, molasses, fruit-floral (very, very faint muffled red berry, rose geranium, vanilla and other exotic florals I couldn't quite catch) and very faint freshly baked bread.

The flavor was surprisingly mild for a 95% ultra-dark bar, with a very little bitterness, and barely detectable floral and earth notes. 

Ingredients: Trincheras cocoa beans, organic cocoa butter, organic cane sugar; cacao content minimum 95%.

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*Rozsavolgyi Csokolade produces a variety of beautifully designed and packaged bars, confections and drinking chocolates. 

Chocolate shops in the U.S. may carry their line (usually bars/tablets); and online orders may be an option, depending on your location. Happily, I found this bar in a specialty market that carries several bean-to-bar chocolate makers' bars in San Francisco.

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