El Salvador Finca La Fany Natural Bourbon

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Blood orange, raisin, baker's chocolate.

£5.20

DETAILS

Finca La Fany has been producing coffee in El Salvador since 1870, and has belonged to the same family from generation to generation. Situated on the Santa Ana volcano, the farm provides work for 24 families in the community. It's in a biological corridor that stretches for 27 hectares from Mexico to Panama, and grows mostly Bourbon + a small amount of Pacamara.

We first worked with this farm back in 2004 when Has Bean was only Steve roasting in his garage at home, and this was one of the first relationship coffees we as a company were able to buy. Since then it's a relationship that's really gone from strength to strength.

Carmen and Rafael continually invest in the milling of their own coffee and improving the facilities they have, which has really driven this shade-grown coffee to just get better and better year after year. We think you can really taste the continuous development in the cup; this is one of our all-time favourites, and it's one of the coffees that we'd be absolutely devastated to lose if we were ever unable to get it.

In the cup you'll get a bright blood orange at the start. That fresh fruit start shifts into raisins and baker's chocolate, before a creamy, sweet finish.

  • Country: El Salvador
  • Department: Ahuachapán
  • Municipality: Apaneca
  • Farm: La Fany
  • 
Farmer: Carmen and Rafael Da Silva

  • Farm size: 20.30 hectares

  • Coffee growing area: 20.30 hectares

  • Altitude: 1,450 m.a.s.l.

  • Varietal: Bourbon

  • Processing system: Natural

CUPPING NOTES

Blood orange, raisin, baker's chocolate.

Clean cup: (1–8): 6
Sweetness: (18): 6.5
Acidity: (18): 7
Mouthfeel: (18): 6
Flavour: (18): 7
Aftertaste: (18): 6
Balance: (18): 6.5
Overall: (18): 7
Correction:(+36): +36

Total: (max. 100): 88

Roasting Information
Medium dark – through first, let it develop and drop with the first pops of second.

"Quick Look" Guide
Blood orange, raisin, baker's chocolate.