“Patanemo” location provides a perfect ecosystem condition for an exceptional harvested cacao. Since 1600’s this little town led by an ethnic group of 60 people has been dedicated to cacao harvesting.
We are inspired to be involved with this area and put great efforts to scout cacao varieties produced in limited quantities with outstanding characteristics
Casa Franceschi set in motion a strategic alliance with a small scale cacao producer.
Together have worked to hone farming practices, traceability and monitoring post-harvest controls to meet the international levels of quality.
A Trinitario variety with violet-colored beans, limited production and outstanding characteristics well-known by top chocolatiers world-wide.
Strong cacao notes, medium acidity, soft dry fruits after taste, and bitterness that provides an interesting personality.
Fruit notes are predominant, as well as toasted cacao.