GRAN CHILILIQUE 2016

Processed by: Cacaotales and Norandino

Varietal: White Native

Harvest season: main harvest: December-May

Cut test: See picture below
Fermentation: 79%
White Cacao: 30%
Defects (insect damage, germination, mold) 1%

Drying Method: sun dried on wooden beds

Bean count: 90 beans/100 gr

Sorted: at origin by hand to ensure less than 2% waste

Awards: Peruvian Gold Cacao 2013

Certifications: USDA Organic, EU Organic, Fair Trade Flocert and Small Producers

Fermentation:
Average temperature: 58°c
Time: 6 to 7 days- covered with banana leaves
Method: wooden boxes covered with banana leaves
Drying :

Presentation: Jute Bags- net weight 62.5 Kg

Storage: Piura/Peru and Riga/Latvia

Flavor Profile: Middle to high level of sweet tropical fruit acidity, hints of dried fruit like plums. Low notes of roasted macadamias with a base of chocolate flavor.