Expressive with naturally sweet, citrusy, red fruit notes. The Criollo beans for this bar are harvested in limited batches among other bountiful world-renowned cacao.
Akesson’s nearly 5,000 acres is located in the Sambirano valley of Madagascar. Broken up into many smaller plantations, it produces cacao used by chefs and chocolate makers around the world. On the Ambolikapiky planation, only 2 tons of Criollo beans are grown each year while the rest of the plantation produces 300 tons of Trinitario per year. Certified organic.
TASTING: citrusy, aromatic, sweet and tart red fruits
PAIRING: semi-sweet digestifs, e.g. Amaro Montenegro or Averna
CACAO ORIGIN: Madagascar, Ambolikapiky Plantation
MADE IN FRANCE
INGREDIENTS: 100% organic cocoa beans, cocoa butter, cocoa nibs 7%
2016 Academy of Chocolate Gold Winner