Costa Rica Sumava Monte Llano Bonito Yellow Honey Villa Sarchi

This coffee comes from a farm that's actually two farms, but the two farms exist as one farm. They do produce coffee independently, though. Exciting, huh?

Overall the farm is called Finca 'Sumava de Lourdes' Lourdes de Naranjo.

The farm's located between 1,670 and 1,790 metres above sea level. It's in Lourdes de Naranjo, which is in the western valley of Costa Rica. The farm is made up of two farms called Finca 'Monte Llano Bonito', which has nine plots of land, and Finca 'Monte Lourdes', which has six plots of land.

There are ten permanent workers who live on the farm in a custom built workers' camp. All of them receive accommodation as part of their employment.

Finca 'Sumava de Lourdes' Lourdes de Naranjo adheres to strict agronomic practices and ensure the minimum use of herbicides and pesticides. They use MMs (Mountain Microorganisms) and minerals from natural origins as much as they can for their farming.

It's a farm where the owners enjoy growing many different varietals. If you wandered around the farm, you'd see Pacamara, Mokka, SL 28, Geisha, Caturra and Villa Sarchi all growing around the farm.

In the cup it starts out with the tastes of dark chocolatecaramel and a creamy body, but it finishes on a crisp white grape acidity with a deliciously refreshing apple aftertaste.

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Location: Lourdes de Naranjo, western valley
  • Farm: Finca Sumava de Lourdes
  • Sub farms: Finca Monte Llano Bonito and Finca Monte Lourdes
  • Altitude: 1,670–1,790 m.a.s.l.
  • Varietal: Villa Sarchi
  • Processing system: Yellow honey

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CUPPING NOTES

Dark chocolate, caramel, creamy, white grape, apple.

Clean cup: (1–8): 7
Sweetness: (1–8): 7
Acidity: (1–8): 7
Mouthfeel:(1–8): 6
Flavour: (1–8): 6
Aftertaste: (1–8): 7
Balance: (1–8): 6
Overall: (1–8): 7
Correction:(+36): +36

Total (max. 100): 89

Roasting Information
Medium – just getting the first pops of second as it cools.

"Quick Look" Guide
Dark chocolate, caramel, creamy, white grape, apple.

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