Auro makes beautiful chocolates in the Philippines from cocoa from the Philippines.
They also have flavored chocolates but the Reserve line is really about the cocoa. Single estate, from one cocoa farm. And of course from beautiful cocoa that gives the chocolate a wonderfully rich taste.
Coordinates: 6.3 North latitude, 124.9 East.
Height: 500 meters.
Other crops on the estate: banana, coconut, mangosteen, durian.
Flavor profile: notes of raisin, red wine, orange jam and dried mango.
They say about it: At the foot of the hills near Mt. Matutum, Tupi in South Catabato, one of the most fertile regions of the Philippines, produces a chocolate with notes of raisin, red wine, orange jam and dried mango.
Ingredients: cocoa mass, cane sugar, cocoa butter.
Allergy note from the makers: may contain traces of milk, soy, peanuts and nuts.
Awards: Academy of Chocolate Silver 2019. Chocolate Awards Asia Pacific Silver 2019.