Nicaragua SHG EP San Juan Rio Coco

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Origin: Jose Francisco & Emma El Mirador Jinotega, Nicaragua - CHERRY MICROLOT

 

 

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COFFEE FACT 

 

This complex coffee is the result of high altitude and cool climate, which leads to denser, sweeter beans.

 

 

 

HARVEST SEASON  Apr - 2021
FARM NAME  El Mirador
PRODUCER Jose Francisco & Emma
PROCESSING Washed
REGION Jinotega, Nicaragua
PLANT SPECIES Red Caturra, Red Catuai, 
GROWING ALTITUDE 1400 m

CUPPING NOTES: Medium Acidity and Body, Apple, Honey, Cherry.

 

Jose Francisco and Emma are in the process of expanding their farm and increasing their area of coffee cultivation, which only became possible after Gold Mountain Coffee Growers helped them escape from a predatory debt cycle. Jose Francisco works hard in the fields and Emma is the financial brain behind their finances and small payroll to workers. Their "cherry microlot" beans have a slower maturity rate because of their high altitude and cool climate, allowing beans to absorb more nutrients. The result is more complex cupping notes (including a prominent cherry note) and denser, sweeter beans. The newly-acquired portion of their farm is interspersed with cilantro, carrots, and other vegetables to supplement their income.