Clear. Based on vanilla seed pods sourced from their native origins the Caribbean. Sweet and very delicious, with distinctive creamy vanilla and white chocolate flavors and aromas. A crisp entry leads to a sweetish light-to medium-bodied palate with vanilla ice cream and toasty coconut flavors. Very clean, pure and tasty. The long and complicated curing process and the need of manual pollination are some of the reasons why vanilla is one of the most expensive spices. Pure vanilla pod on the palate plus a subtle note of cocoa powder.