Given Plantations’ signature methods that usually bring out & even highlight inherent nut-notes in their base chocolates, adding more of the same adds up to more of the Dept of Redundancy department.
Appearance 4.1 / 5
|Color:||purple blond like Li’l Kim|
Aroma 6.2 / 10
air, dirt, & vinegar
Mouthfeel 9.7 / 15
|Texture:||hard on the touch / hard tack on the tongue|
|Melt:||rough ‘n coming|
Flavor 40.9 / 50
instant cocoa dust -> mid-palate green-coffee surrounded by loam -> celeriac -> macs sanded in like twigs from the underbrush
Quality 15.6 / 20
Very little of the advertised “perfumed florals” (re: Nacional) – the roast made sure of that. Concept trumps confection as 2 great components fail to do much for or to each other.