Guatemala Terrazas - La Guitarra
DIRECT TRADE COFFEE
PINOT NOIR · CASHEW · FLORAL
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A complex cup and a great representation of Guatemalan Caturra & San Ramon. Terrazas - La Guitarra offers complex flavours of pinot noir and cashew with floral aromas and a silky mouthfeel
In Guatemala, the higher elevations of the Terrazas farm defy imagination. It’s a place where rolling hills meld into sweeping, lush green mountains and warm winds blow in from the Tehuantepec plain. Nestled here in La Bolsa, is a coffee farm that the Vides family has owned since 1958. Coffee can flourish at this high elevation because warm winds eliminate the frost that can harm the delicate plants. At such a high altitude, the coffee cherries mature slowly producing a sweet and sophisticated cup.
The Vides family also maintains a full school and provides access to health care for the local community. Their continuous focus on quality and their sense of social responsibility makes us excited to work with them for another year.
Brewing ratio: 1g coffee to 16-17g water / Slurry temperature (coffee+water): 200 - 205 ̊F / 93 - 96 ̊C / Extraction: 20 - 21% / TDS 1.38-1.41%
- Producer: Renardo Ovalle - Vides
- Country: Guatemala
- Region: Huehuetenango
- Elevation: 1750 m.a.s.l.
- Variety: Caturra, San Ramon
- Harvest Year: 2019
- Roast Level: Light Filter Roast