Based in Toowoomba, Australia, Metiisto makes award winning chocolate, drinking chocolate, truffles and more with cacao from the Solomon Islands.
Aroma: hazelnuts, cocoa mulch
Flavor: Toasted almond, nougat, honey, hazelnut, fruit (soft), custard apple, peach, honeydew melon, floral, light acidity, not like tangy red fruit, complex wildflower honey, pear juice,
Recommendation: Highly recommended
Batch info: Best before September 27, 2020
Solomon Islands (Paspaskato) grown by Kenny Patovaki 72%
Aroma: cocoa powder, dry leaves/hay, dry grains
Flavor: Rich and smooth with delicate flavors: a little fruit (raspberry) with lots nut and seed notes: tahini, raw cashew, sesame, cashew butter, sunflower seeds, gianduja, slight green seed, saltines, toasted PB&J sandwich, sourdough bread. Criollo-like mellowness.
Recommendation: Highly recommended. Incredible cacao, beautifully made into chocolate. Be sure to their Tenaru bar as well.
Batch info: Best before June 10, 2021