% of main ingredient
61% of Cocoa
This Extra Bitter Grand Cru Blend is a well-balanced combination of powerful cocoa beans that results in a full-bodied and powerful chocolate.
Flavor Profile Sweet Spices
Secondary Notes Dry Fruits
Hint of CoconutProduct Information
Along with CARAQUE and GUANAJA, this 'Mariage de Grands Crus' is one of the Valrhona icons that brought the brand's products such acclaim and instantly unveiled the rare and distinct character of a great chocolate blend. Over the years, this couverture has become an industry standard loved by countless professional pastry chefs like Gabriel Paillasson (Meilleur Ouvrier de France - Best Craftsman of France Winner - and Co-Founder of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie). In the 1980s he told us, "I got my customers in Lyon hooked on Valrhona EXTRA BITTER a long time ago. They love it so much that I can't use anything else!"
Molding – Bars – Mousses – Cremeux&Ganaches – Ice Cream&Sorbets
Almond – Hazelnut – Pistachio – Caramel
61% of Cocoa
Sugar 37%, Fat 39%
3kg bean bag - 4657
Blocs 3x1kg - 100
12kg box - 19846
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Distinguished by a subtle acidity that allows a note of round chocolate warmth to develop followed by a soft and sweet spiciness. Its character is enhanced by a delicate bitterness.
This Grand Cru Blend is characterized by balanced acid and slightly bitter notes that yield hints of dried fruit and strong cocoa.
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