After 12 yrs learning about this rare cacao (often referred to as the holy grail of cacao) we were able to secure a few bags of these precious beans from the region south of Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. Estación Experimental Chama, is a germplasm bank dedicated to the preservation of Porcelana, most of its harvest reserved for replanting.
A gentle roast & conch exposes an extraordinary and complex chocolate containing a full scale of delicate tasting notes. Very round with a freakishly long finish. Quiet & mighty.
Origin: south of Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela
International Chocolate Awards:
2015 World Gold
2015 World Gold (directly-traded)
2015 World Gold (chocolatemaker)
2016 Americas/Asia Gold
2016 Americas/Asia Gold (best in competition)
2016 Americas/Asia Gold (directly-traded)
2016 Americas/Asia Gold (chocolatemaker)
2016 World Silver
2017 Americas/Asia Silver
2017 World Bronze
Academy of Chocolate:
May contain traces of nuts, tree nuts, peanuts, dairy, flour and soy