Casa Espresso - Guatemala
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Ayarza Cherry Mill, El Retiroin the Santa Rosa region of Guatemala
Red and Yellow Catuai, Pache Colis & Red and Yellow Bourbon
1800 - 2000 masl
Notes of Stewed Plums, Turkish Delight and Parma Violet
Based in Santa Rosa, south east of Guatemala, the coffee is produced by Cooperativa El Porvenir R.L. The co-operative includes 28 small farms. Olam Specialty who is the importer, works directly with the farmers, and rents this mill for a number of years to boost the quality of production from this area. They have installed new equipment, and oversee the specialty preparations.
The cherries are dried for 19-20 days on patio. This is Ayarza’s first year at processing naturals, and what a great coffee for their first time at it.