Located in the north of the Zoque region, in Chiapas, Tecpatán is a place whose language and culture are threatened to disappear. Today the only inhabitants left in the area are women and children, as most of the men migrated to North America in search of a better future.
For this Mexican hot chocolate, Cuna di Piedra chose a washed, state-of-the-art cocoa from Doña Elvira Gómez, a third-generation cocoa producer who, thanks to her strength and perseverance, the harvests have resulted in bigger and better year after year. Hidden in the mountains of Tecpatán, some 1,200 meters above sea level, its 100-year-old cacao trees coexist with the pataxte (Theobroma bicolor), mandarin trees and banana trees.
Tasting Notes: High altitude cocoa, washed (unfermented). Notes of spices like nutmeg and cloves. Aroma of lightly toasted nuts and cocoa. Medium body and light mouthfeel.
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