TASTING GUIDE—FLAVORS

Flavors of chocolate are evocative of foods and of nature. Here, we have outlined leading flavor profiles:

Brine/Cure
leather
olive
pickle

Dairy
butter
caramel
cream

milk

Earth
cane sugar
grass
herb
mineral
mushroom
soil
wood

Ferment
bread
chocolate
coffee
tea
tobacco
wine

Floral
honey
jasmine
orange blossom

rose

Fruit—berry
blackberry
black currant
boysenberry
raspberry
red currant
strawberry

Fruit—citrus
grapefruit
lemon
orange

Fruit—dried
date
fig
prune
raisin

Fruit—stone
apricot
cherry
peach
plum

Fruit—tropical
banana
coconut
mango
pineapple

Nut
almond
cashew
hazelnut
macadamia
marzipan
peanut
walnut 

Spice
anise
cinnamon
clove
nutmeg
mint
pepper
vanilla

Note, this is not a complete list.