The Grands Crus collection presents chocolates that capture the characteristics of their country of origin. Each of these chocolates is made from the best cocoa beans in the same area selected, based on the potential flavors that can be conveyed through the finished chocolate, by a Valrhona sourcer.
Chocolate Intensity - Dark
This Extra Bitter Grand Cru Blend is a well-balanced combination of Criollo and Forestero beans that result in a full and powerful chocolate.
Carefully selected white cocoa beans provide Illanka with its exceptionally creamy texture
Pure Madagascar - Dark Chocolate
A composition of rare Criollo and Trinitario beans from Madagascar – fresh, acidic, sharp bouquet with red fruit notes.
Pure Dominican Republic - Dark Chocolate
Flavors of yellow fruit follow in the wake of roast almond and freshly baked bread.
Its origins in Grenada, rich in volcanic soil, wonderfully illustrate the aromas of KALINGO 65%
Warm Nutty Notes - Dark Chocolate
Caraibe is made of the finest Trinitario beans from small plantations in the Caribbean islands. Aromatic with a long finish, its fruity and barely sweet taste reveals the delicate flavors of almonds and roasted coffee.
Pure Ecuador – Dark Chocolate
Delicate floral notes of jasmine and orange blossom give way to a long finish of refined bitterness and woody flavors
The authentic taste of the cocoa bean in its purest form
A Celebration of Bitterness - Dark Chocolate
Guanaja develops extraordinary bitterness in this masterful blend of Criollo and Trinitario beans that reveals a whole aromatic and complex range of fruit, coffee, molasses and floral notes.
Tannic Strength - Dark Chocolate
A high cocoa content and a skilful blend of the finest Forastero beans from Africa make Abinao a “Marriage de Grands Crus” characterized by powerful tannins with a strong, lingering intensity.
Balance of Flavors - Dark Chocolate
This Grand Cru Blend is characterized by balanced acid and slightly bitter notes that yield hints of dried fruit and strong cocoa.
The Cream of Cocoa. Milk Chocolate
This exceptional milk chocolate has pronounced cocoa taste, which finally reveals notes of malt and vanilla.
Pure Madagascar - Milk Chocolate
Madagascar cocoa beans give Tanariva its balanced acidity softened by distinctive milk and caramel notes.