When I saw a tweet early in the morning from Soma Chocolate of Toronto as COVID-19 self-isolation was beginning to set in and I realized I hadn’t stocked up properly on chocolate, I immediately ordered. My chocolate series continues:
A silver award winner in 2018's Academy of Chocolate for a reason. First note: malt. Like the best malted milk chocolate that takes you back to good times and makes you savour it on your tongue to extract the last memory and taste. Second note: Smooth, creamy chocolate.
"The Mataswalevu Cocoa Farm, lofated in the northern hills of Vanua Levu Island, is looking to revive the cacao industry in Fiji." And boy, do they deliver! "The beans are special, imparted by Fiji's unique terroir and the Fijian concept of 'vanua', the idea of land being an extension of oneself, ncluding one's life, sustenance and culture." Amelonado caccao with Trinidad Selected Hybrids.
Tasting notes: chocolate, caramel, malt, honey.