Chocolate of the Day
Hispaniola Dominican Republic 72% Cocoa (bar)
Weight: 1.145 oz. (32.5 g.) / 2.29 oz. (65 g.) in total bar
Calories: 180.5 calories in 1/2 bar
Cost: $9.00 for 1 bar
Purchased from: Bar and Cocoa, online, online order
Welcome to Day #5 of Chocolate and Dominican Republic Theme Week.
Today's Hispaniola Dominican Republic 72% Cocoa (bar) was from Firetree Chocolate (Peterborough, United Kingdom).
Aroma notes included: smooth dark chocolate, roasted cocoa, diffuse fruit (red berry), and very faint floral spice.
This well-tempered chocolate had a smooth melt and texture with a barely there fruit astringency.
Flavor notes included: dark chocolate (roasted cocoa), diffuse fruit (red berry, dried nectarine and fig), spice, and faint sweet green (floral, light banana).
Maker's tasting notes: "...intense chocolate with brown fruit flavours, with spicy and red fruit notes, and a hint of green banana."
Ingredients: Cocoa mass, unrefined sugar, cocoa butter, emulsifier: sunflower lecithin.
Allergen-related information: This chocolate is made in a no nut factory. Dairy free. Halal. Kosher. Suitable for Vegans.