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Bonnat - Apotequil 75%

Bonnat – Apotequil

Bonnat explore all dimensions of “Porcelana” with another variant, this one from Peru. They seem to be milking the Porcelana designation for all they can get; whether this can be called such is yet again a big quest...
by Alex Rast
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Pralus - Cuyagua

Pralus – Cuyagua

In the third of their “prestigious vintages” series, Pralus ventures into a bean/origin not so heavily promoted as Porcelana or Chuao: Cuyagua. Indeed, only one other specific instance of this origin has appeared in...
by Alex Rast
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Rogue Chocolatier – Sambirano 70%

Another of the new wave of American chocolate manufacturers. Just how many producers the available supply can support is, of course, up for question, but it’s nice to see more people giving it a go. Rogue here starts with...
by Alex Rast
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Pralus – Tobago Estate Chocolate W. I.

Pralus’ second experiment with a single-plantation chocolate (the first being the Claudio Corallo bar, which might not be called a “pure” or at least not a “classic” chocolate bar), at least if one...
by Alex Rast
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Bojesen – Oialla

Another attempt at wild cocoa similar to Felchlin’s ground-breaking Cru Sauvage, from what we must assume are similar origins. However, Bojesen leaves no doubt he is aiming at a higher standard still, which, given the sup...
by Alex Rast
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Patric – Madagascar 75%

Patric is another of the new wave of American chocolate manufacturers emerging in large numbers. While some are very experimental indeed, Patric appears to know what they’re doing and produce quite fine chocolate. The Mad...
by Alex Rast
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