For the first time in 10 years I have a Brazilian cocoa that doesn't taste like dirt. In this case, it smells like the State Fair. At least when it's roasting and you associate deep fried donuts with the State Fair. Really. Crazy I know. Brazil Organic 2014
".... character comes through with dry leather and leaf (not smoke) Tabaco and wood oak tannins. There is this really interesting hint of white peppercorn and spicy fruit....."
And look for Fair Trade Ivory coast (the ONLY way I will offer Ivory Coast), a delightful Venezuelan Cuyagua and a third Peru in the next week or so.