Warehoused New Jersey
These beans come from an historic estate in the eastern Hato Mayor region of the DR. The 100+ hectare farm contains tremendous genetic diversity dating back hundreds of years to its founding by Swiss immigrants, and the resulting cacao is similar to the OKO Caribe. The Elvesia is another consistent bean that serves as a workhorse for many manufacturers. The shorter fermentation period results in slight bitterness, with earthy, chocolatey, and brown fruit notes.