Fresco – 229 (2014 Harvest)
This Peruvian dark chocolate from Fresco is a Limited Edition bar. The bar has been crafted using beans from the 2014 Maranon harvest.
The chocolate’s name ‘229’ refers to the exact steps followed by Rob Anderson when craft the bar. Each of his chocolate is assigned a different number according to roast, origin and conche. In this case, Rob has used a medium roast and long conche to coax out the bean’s flavour.
The bar opens with a noticeable, but not overpowering roasted aroma. The chocolate is has all the characteristics of Fresco. Sweet hazelnuts and cashew give way to bright citrus. The sharp notes build and come to a tart finish.
This bar is part of a very special limited edition run by Fresco. Rob Anderson has taken Maranon beans from the 2015 and 2014 harvests and crafted a range of bars, playing with particular variables such as roast level and conche time. Compare this bar to Fresco’s 229 (2015 Harvest) to really see the impact that vintage (i.e the particular year the beans were grown) has on a bar’s flavour.
Weight 50 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Roast Conch Ingredients
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Energy 2284.5kJ/546kcal Fat 36g of which - saturates 22g Carbohydrates 46g of which - sugars 28g Protein 10g Salt 7m
- Cocoa beans, cane sugar, cocoa butter
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Fresco are a small batch chocolate maker based in the city of Lynden, Washington. Read more about Fresco Chocolate