Fine Chocolate Reviews

Michel Cluizel – 1er Cru de Plantation – Concepcion Dark Chocolate Bar

(photo by Lee McCoy)

Ingredients: Cocoa, Cane Sugar, Cocoa Butter, Bourbon Vanilla Pod.


Michel Cluizel Concepcion reviews:

Wayfaring Chocolate –

“This chocolate is all about rich, cohesive flavours sweeping in and over each other, so that you notice caramel, then spice cake, then black tea and its tannins, then tobacco and muscovado sugar, black tea again and caramel, followed by hints of olives, cherries, and smoke, then again that lingering deep-yet-sweet combination of almost-burnt caramel and tea.

In a word, this Michel Cluizel Concepcion chocolate is lovelyhitsthespotrichdarkcomplexlovely.”

Choco Files – (PDF file)

One Golden Ticket –

Ultimate Chocolate Blog –

“This chocolate bar is a favourite of mine. “

Chocolate Reviews (Lee McCoy) –

“Northern Venezuela is home to so many different types of wonderful beans such as Porcelana Criollo, Chuao and Ocumare that it’s no surprise that Caranero Trinitario is also a full and fine flavour variant. But there must be one thing that I point out immediately, and that’s that I feel having it at the 66% does the bean no favours at all as it’s an incredibly sweet offering from the masters at Michel Cluizel. Ignoring the actual flavour of the bean rather than the sugar for a while, I found the sweet after-taste to linger far too long in the mouth. But if that’s what you like …”

Michel Cluizel online: (FR/EN) (UK)