% of main ingredient
67% of Cocoa
Delicate floral notes of jasmine and orange blossom give way to a long finish of refined bitterness and woody flavors.
Flavor Profile Sweet Spices
Secondary Notes Dry Fruits
Hint of WoodyProduct Information
The Upper Amazon Valley was home to the first cacao trees. Starting in the 17th century, cacao growing began flourishing in this warm humid climate and fertile soil. ALPACO owes its delicacy to this unique combination of natural environment and local expertise that created growing conditions found nowhere else. Valrhona created ALPACO, the 1st Grand Cru of Ecuador, as an invitation to experience the delicate floral notes of Ecuadorian cacao varieties. In fact, they had always been used as blend chocolates because of their distinctively strong flavor profile with citrus notes. Valrhona created a Pure Ecuador Grand Cru de Terroir to showcase this signature profile.
Coating – Molding – Bars – Mousses – Cremeux&Ganaches – Ice Cream&Sorbets
Grapefruit – Hazelnut – Lime – Lychee – Cinnamon – Coffee – Gingerbread – Vanilla – Caramel – Licorice
67% of Cocoa
Sugar 31%, Fat 39%
3kg bean bag - 5572
Carton fèves 12kg - 19851
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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 Extra Bitter Grand Cru Blend is a well-balanced combination of powerful cocoa beans that results in a full-bodied and powerful chocolate.
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