Chocolate and raspberry is a combination that you either like or you don’t. Raspberries by themselves are not particularly sweet in the strict sense. They tend to be more sour, but with red fruit flavors that work well with certain types of dark chocolate, particularly those with low percentages of cacao. The savarin is more of a background flavor. It is a yeasted cake (but not a bread) and therefore will have a certain flavor of fermentation and Maillard, which are also background flavors. The cake is soaked in a Chambord syrup, which is a liqueur made with black raspberries, which are close in flavor to red raspberries.
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