Box Chocolate Review

Ortrud Münch

Info Details
Country USA   (NYC)
Style Neo-Modern      
The chocolate underground is a guerilla network of loosely affiliated commandos, busy at work in their individuated cells, blending into the civilian population, virtually without detection. Their leader may or may not be Ortrud Münch but she’s the Che Guevara of the movement: no retail store, no website, no distribution; no regular production runs – just random sitings & special private-invite audiences. For obvious reasons, her address remains unpublished but walk way east along 58th Street & you might be able to inhale some of the vapors streaming out her window.
Presentation   4.9 / 5
a fragile botanical garden of shapes & sizes
Aromas   4.7 / 5
chocolate dominant
Textures/Melt   8.6 / 10
Shells: delicate
Centers: some have no centers (e.g., hand-dipped fruits); others satin silk
Flavor   45.1 / 50
chocolate purist who takes no prisoners nor makes any compromises; subtle infusions, inclusions, etc., only to accent base couverture
Quality   27.9 / 30
Mondococoa – all-world chocolate... truly global, inventive, & original. Employing absolutely top-tier ingredients, gathered fresh, from around the planet. All matched astutely & assiduously, creating balanced harmony, for natural, utter honesty.
Couverture: Valrhona

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