Dark Chocolate Bars - Amedei Venezuela & Toscano Black 63%
With over 175 luxury dark chocolate bars for you to choose from; single origin, single estate, blends, etc. we review what makes each dark chocolate bar so unique.
Episode 8 - Amedei Venezuela & Toscano Black 63%, dark chocolate bars.
Amedei Venezuela, 70% Dark Chocolate Bar.
This single origin chocolate bar is crafted with aromatic cocoa from, as it's name suggests, Venezuela.
Created from Trinitario cocoa with a genetic make-up of 85% Criollo, and a flavour profile of nuts with a floral, fruity complexity.
This fine example of single origin chocolate is also Alcohol free, soya lecithin free, wheat & gluten free and suitable for vegetarians.
"The secret of this chocolate is in the mesmerizing harmony and balance
of its flavours. Enticing aroma and superbly smooth creamy texture
provide a perfect canvas for richness and depth lightened by frivolous,
lulling floral notes, evoking a scent of sun-drenched jasmine blooms.
The taste lingers on the palate unchanged, its full strength fading
slowly into a gentle, mild, then merely suggestive sweetness."
Amedei Toscano Black, 63% Dark Chocolate Bar.
With its skilful combination of Criollo & Trinitario cocoa varieties, this 63% cocoa content chocolate bar has, what's been described as a 'persistent flavour'. With its slight fruit acidity, it's a preferred choice for those who like less bitter dark chocolate.
It's not that its a lower cocoa content then the Toscano 66% & 70% bars, the Black 63% has an altogether different character too.
Like the Venezuela, this dark chocolate bar is alcohol free, soya lecithin free, wheat & gluten free and suitable for vegetarians.
Amedei, an Italian bean to bar chocolatier from Tuscany, are famous for their exceptionally smooth chocolate, and considered to produce some of the best bean to bar chocolate in the World.
"Light and easy eating desert choc, good with strong coffee."
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You won't want to miss our next episode when we'll review another Toscano Black bar and Amedei's No9 chocolate bar. So called because of its blend of cocoas from 9 different cocoa plantations.