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Sprüngli – Grand Cru Criollo de Maracaibo 65% – review – Martin Christy

A light looking bar with some burgundy notes, suggesting a medium roast. The thin 50 gram ‘half’ bars snap with a thud rather than a click, but appear well made and moulded with an elegant, if fancy, design. Aroma i...
by Martin Christy
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Sprüngli – Grand Cru Criollo de Maracaibo 65%

Felchlin Venezuelan Maracaibo sold under the Sprüngli brand. A straight moulding of the couverture, packed elegantly in two gold wrapped bars, laid in a fold out box. Very elegantly presented and nice to have two 50 gram bars...
by Martin Christy
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Amano 24 piece truffle and confection collection

Amano confection collection

Amano chocolate take another step forward with their own range of fresh confections and bonbons. A collection box arrived just before Christmas, check out our first impressions.
by Martin Christy
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Chocolate Week 2010

Chocolate Week is here again in the UK, from 11-17 October 2010. We pick out the best of the fine chocolate events and launches for the week.
by Martin Christy
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Live tasting with Per Liss at William Curley

We start off Chocolate Week 2010 with a live tasting of new offerings from the William Curley patisserie menu, while catching up with an old friend from Sweden.
by Martin Christy
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Pacari – Los Rios – MC

In daylight, you can really see the bright redness and lightness of this chocolate, indicating a light roast, though this does also reveal some bubbles in the moulding. The aroma is strong, full, perfumed, with honey, molasses ...
by Martin Christy
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