In Venezuela, there is a selection of small plantations of a few hectares in a vast area that embraces the western states of Merida, Trujillo, Tachira and Zulia south of Lake Maracaibo. Sur del Lago is a mix of Trinitario cacao with a high Criollo blood content. Its fermentation lasts 4 days. Organoleptic features include notes of almond and coffee. Refined, rounded and persistent.