El Valle

Flavor profile

Dominated by lychee/rhubarb and complex acidity, with tropical fruits and delicate black tea astringency plus chocolate, milk and grassy hints.

Cultural profile

There is great promise for quality cacao in this region, as well as a potential for cacao agro-tourism because of the beauty of its farms and proximity to the coast, the town of Sabana  del Mar and the historic Sánchez port from which cacao was traditionally exported on Samaná Peninsula, one of the great touristic attractions of the region. There is a close relationship and trust between local buyers and farmers in this region.

Soil & geographical features

Tropical coastal plains of Sabana de la Mar and fresher Piedmont. Coastal Plains of Sabana de la Mar, Pie de Monte, Sierra El Seibo and Los Haitises.

Try our chocolate made with these cacao beans: El Valle 72%