Sesame seed, cinnamon bark and oregano.
clove buds, cumin, ‘huele-de-noche’ (night-blooming jasmine) and a smoked chili infusion (ancho, guajillo and chipotle).
Mexican vanilla bean, cocoa bean absolute and oriental-chypre accord.
November 1695, Mexico City.
Deep inside the halls of the Royal Convent of Jesus Maria, a group of reverent nuns prepares a Baroque recipe of spiced Cocoa. The brew is infused with an assortment of chilies that tempt rapture, and the air is rich with the scent of exotic spices. After centuries of safe-keeping within this closed world, their secrets are finally revealed to the senses. Notes include: Cocoa Absolute, Mexican Vanilla, Cinnamon, Chili infusion Developed with Rodrigo Flores-Roux and Yann Vasnier.