EL Salvador Chalatenango Finca La Nueva Esperanza Jose Recinos Pacamara Honey Arabica raw Coffee
Sweet and tart citrus acidity, full smooth body, sweet, Toffee, pecan, red grape, citrus, faint floral, chocolate, rich, lemon, crisp, soft but noticeable finish. Interesting that it is so sweet and round bodied yet has a vibrant crisp element that prevents it from feeling heavy in the mouth. Even a Novice Roaster should be able to get a very good cup with this coffee.
Roast Aroma: Graham cracker, light fruit, tangerine
Dry Aroma: Sweet toffee, chocolate, apple, orange
Brewed Aroma: Sweet, cocoa, toffee, hints of spice and orange
Varietal: Pacamara, nice big easy to roast beans
Farm: La Nueva Esperanza
Grower: Jose Francisco Recinos
Region: Chalatenango, higher and much cooler than El Salvador's more prominent coffee producing Region of Santa Ana, this Region has been recently discovered thanks to very high scoring Entrants in Cup Of Excellence competitions.
Altitude: 1,700 Meters Above Sea Level
Processing: Honey; Hand picked and depulped, allowed to ferment in sacks for 14 - 18 hours then dried on raised beds for 13 to 20 days on site before removing remnants with the parchment and drying for shipment.
Harvest: December - February