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20. La Montaña – El Salvador Espresso

Raspberry, Blackberry Fudge, Milk Chocolate

Raspberry, Blackberry Fudge, Milk Chocolate

Cultivation

Grown with love by great farmers. 100% arabica coffee, picked when it's ripe, processed with care, and fairly traded.

Packaging

The tins in our advent calendar hold 50g of coffee and are free from mixed materials, making them 100% recyclable.

Brewing
Take your tried-and-tested recipe as a starting point for this roast, or get help from our brew guides.

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About the Coffee

Raspberry, Blackberry Fudge, Milk Chocolate

Score:
Sweetness: 4/5 Raspberry
Acidity: 4/5 Lime
Mouthfeel:
4/5 Sticky
Body:
5/5 Sweet and Tropical

Variety: SL28
Processing: Anaerobic Natural
Harvesting Year: 2021/22
Drying Time: About 14 days


Suggested brew recipe:
1:2.5 (eg 19g coffee to 47.5g espresso yield) in about 30-35 seconds

About this coffee

This Salvadoran coffee is all about the sweetness. up front, it has a strong, berry-like sweetness and a citrusy acidity, which gives way to notes of chocolate and fudge with a syrupy, sticky mouthfeel, and a tropical sweetness in the finish thanks to the natural processing.

The farm | La Montaña



Relationship:
Several years
Producer:
Geca Coffee
Type of farm:
Family-run farm

Region, Country: Chalatenango, El Salvador
Altitude:
1450 masl
Soil type: Fertile Soils
Fertilisation method: organic
Shade type: Not shade grown
Processing location:
Geca Coffee
Number of varieties: Several
Harvest season:
Nov-Apr


Cup of Excellence

About the farm

As the name suggests, La Montaña is located at the summit of a mountain in Chalatenango, near Rio Lempa in the country's north. Tucked amongst the clouds at 1500 metres above sea level, La Montaña has been a family run farm for 25 years. Besides coffee, the farm is also home to a diversity of animals, as well as many birds that call the region home.

Espresso läuft durch Siebträger in 19grams Tasse

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Sustainably grown

Carefully grown and processed by our partners.

Worldwide shipping

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Recyclable packaging

There are no mixed materials in our bags, making them easy to recycle.

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