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Sonora Geisha - Costa Rica Espresso

Maple syrup, Mango, Apricot
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    The first time we've ever roasted a Geisha lot for Espresso. This unique coffee from Costa Rica enchants us with gentle notes of maple syrup, mango and apricot.


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    Cultivated with love by great farmers. 100% Arabica coffee, harvested when ripe and carefully processed. Sustainable and fairly traded.


    Freshly roasted, packed and shipped safely to you by DHL.


    Our standard bags contain 250g and are 100% recyclable. No mixed materials.


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

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    Deine 250g 19grams Sonora Geisha Natural - Costa Rica Espresso Tüte

    Suitable for filter preparation:

    About the coffee

    Maple syrup, Mango, Apricot

    Sweetness: Mango
    Acidity: medium
    tropical and complex

    Variety: Geisha
    Processing: Natural
    Harvesting Year: 2021
    Drying Time: 16 days

    Suggested brew recipe:
    1:2 – 19g coffee, with a yield of 40g in about 35 seconds

    About the coffee

    The Geisha variety originated in Ethiopia, and was later brought to Central America. In Costa Rica, it was originally cultivated only because there was a severe fungal infestation in the local coffee plantations and the farmers were losing a lot. Fortunately, there was a solution: geisha varieties were resistant to this disease.

    The cherries were processed naturally. This method of processing is particularly environmentally friendly because, unlike washed coffee, it uses very little water.

    After harvesting, they are slowly dried in the sun so that all the sweetness of the ripe cherry can be absorbed. After 10-12 days of drying, the cherries are pulped – the dry skin separated from the beans – and stored for a few more days. This resting period is done at a certain temperature so that the beans reach a specific level of moisture.

    Map Sonora Costa rica

    The farm | Hacienda Sonora

    Diego Guadìas has a well-established team at Hacienda Sonora. He has been growing coffee for more than 50 years with the support of his family. The farm is located in the fertile foothills of the famous Poas Volcano in the West Valley, Costa Rica. It is more than a hundred years old, and the Guardìas family have been growing coffee for generations. More than 20 different varieties are cultivated on about 100 hectares, partly in the protected forest.

    The coffee trees ripen excellently under the protective cover of the trees, receiving enough moisture for their optimal development. A Pelton turbine is used as an energy source for the entire farm, driven by a nearby stream. This raging, beautiful body of water supplies the entire operation with 100% green energy.

    The Guardìas love to experiment with coffee varieties and processing methods. During the processing of the beans, great care is taken to protect the environment and especially the rainforest that surrounds them.

    Our partnership with the Guardìas is an asset to our coffee range and we are very happy to have them on board!

    for many years
    Diego Guardia
    Type of Farm:
    family-run business

    Region, Country: Central Valley, CR
    1300 masl
    Soil type: volcanic soil
    Fertilisation method: organic
    Shadow Type: shade grown
    Processing location:
    on the farm
    Number of varieties: more than 20
    Harvest season:
    Dec - Feb

    About the farm

    The Hacienda Sonora is located in the Central Valley in Costa Rica.

    Alberto Guardìa has been growing coffee for over 50 years. His family farm - with the melodious name Hacienda Sonora, is located on the fertile foothills of the famous Poas volcano in Costa Rica's West Valley. It is largely surrounded by untouched virgin forest. The preservation of the rainforest is very important to the Guardìa family. That is why they simply let it grow and in it their coffee plants. The coffee trees ripen excellently under the protective roof of the shady trees: they receive enough moisture to develop optimally. A Pelton turbine powered by the water power of a stream is used as the energy source for the entire finca. This raging, beautiful body of water supplies the entire finca with '100 % green energy'. We have known the Guardìas for a few years now and are happy to have met such an exceptional family that grows unique coffees every year with understanding and love for nature.

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    – SINCE 2002

    Bloody Good Rockstar

    Coffee is a fruit. This means it is naturally acidic, and contains many sugars. We roast our coffees to bring out this acidity and develop their natural sweetness.

    For us, all rare and special coffees are rockstars. We’re super proud of our diverse and extensive range of rare coffees. Geishas and other special varieties taste their best when we’re roasting them regularly and gaining experience. We are the only roasters in Germany that roast rockstars every single week, with Geisha and other rare varieties in our regular lineup.

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    Sustainably grown

    Carefully grown and processed by our partners.

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    Recyclable packaging

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

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      We attach great importance to our long-term relationships, keeping farmers on equal terms.