The Aztecs were among the first to encounter the cocoa bean and learn of its unique properties and introduce it to the world. But it was rumored that during Cortez's journey to Mexico City, he discovered the importance of the cocoa bean.
The cacao is found on a perennial tree and the fruit is elongated in shape. When ripe, it becomes a reddish color and can contain one to forty cocoa beans. Xocolatl, extracted from cocoa beans, a bitter mixture blended with crushed chili pepper and cardamom, creates the perfect elixir for the palate which was said to be the food of the gods. This elixir was said to give gods the strength of power and knowledge. For this reason, Montezuma, last independent of the independent Aztec kings, greedy and power obsessed, drank more than fifty cups a day.
A blend that surely leaving one desiring for more. The Cocoa Absolute is a precious and rare essence used in perfumery. When used, it creates a dense, rich liqueur and penetrating aroma that is undeniably addicting. The exotic scent will stimulate your senses and bring forth sweet and spicy scent memories.Notes:
- Top: Black pepper, Pink pepper, Cardamom
- Heart: Rhum, Orchid, Pittosporum, Tuberose
- Base: Sandalwood, Cacao, Musk
3.4 oz./ 100 mL