Based in Massachusetts, Chequessett Chocolate makes a range of single origin bars - Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Tanzania, Madagascar, Dominican Republic - plus a variety of interesting inclusion bars such as ghost pepper chili and white lemon and thyme.
Ecuador Costa Esmeraldas 72%
Aroma: cinnamon, dark roast, not particularly distinct, cocoa powder, fresh earthy like a cut raw potato, root cellar
Flavor: cinnamon, woodiness, some muddy/soil notes, toffee, intense fruitiness like fruit punch, candied mango, pineapple juice, lime zest, cherry, also faint green flavors – seeds, green banana but astringency is very slight. It starts out simple but lots of fruitiness develops as you taste.
Batch info: Batch no. 10123032