What we have here is an incredibly powerful and fragrant Madagascan chocolate. The citric flavours are remarkable. They build up very quickly to a head and then drop back down and then slowly pass by. All this power and punch makes this a completely different chocolate to the Akesson's Bali which is soft and mellow. This pink pepper adulterated chocolate is certainly one to jolt you out of a mid-afternoon malaise.
Even moments after the melt has finished you will still get wafts of the sweet pepper flavour washing over your taste buds.
This is certainly a chocolate to be nibbled slowly. It also won silver in the Academy of Chocolate awards in 2013.
|Origin||Madagascar, Sambirano Valley; Ambolikapiky Estate|
|Dietary||May contain nuts, dairy and lactose, almonds and gluten.|
|Ingredients||Cocoa (75%), organic cane sugar, pure organic cocoa butter (no vegetable fats), emulsifier (GMO-free soya lecithin), organic pink pepper (2%)|
|Tasting Notes||'In this subtle combination, the fruity-sweet tartness of the cocoa, its pleasant flavour notes that evoke citrus and red berries are enriched by the flora notes of our pink pepper.'|
|C Spot Rating||80/100|