Monday, October 9, 2023

Stone Grindz - Dak Lak, (Origin Project) Vietnam 70% Cacao (bar) - Oct. 9, 2023

Chocolate of the Day

Stone Grindz Chocolate
Dak Lak, Vietnam (The Origin Project) 70% Cacao (bar)
Good +++
Weight: 1 oz. (28.3 g.) / 2. oz. (57 g.) (estim.) in total bar
Calories: 155 calories (estimate) in 1/2 bar
Cost: $9.00 for 1 bar
Purchased from: Stone Grindz Chocolate, online order

Welcome to Day #3 of Chocolate and Vietnam Theme Week.

Today's Dak Lak*, Vietnam (The Origin Project) 70% Cacao (bar) was from Stone Grindz Chocolate (Tucson, AZ). 

Aroma notes for this subtle yet flavorful dark chocolate included: chocolate (very attractive cocoa; very faint and balanced cacao fermentation; "barely there" sour milk/yogurt; and very gentle bitterness).

The texture and melt were creamy and almost silky smooth.

Flavor notes in this well-executed Vietnam chocolate included: very pleasing rich cocoa, and very faint diffuse fruit, spice and botanical that all unfolded beautifully as the chocolate melted in my mouth. 

Loved the subtle complexity and balance; and it wasn't too sweet.

Ingredients: Organic cacao beans, organic cacao butter, organic cane sugar

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