Tasting Notes: Blueberry, dates, golden syrup
SCA Cup Score: 89 What does this mean?
Producer: San Francisco Community Lot - Coope Tarrazu
Varietal: Caturra, Catuai
Growing Altitude: 1700 - 1950 masl
Harvest: December - February
What is it good for?: This lot brings fruit and sweetness. Filter or espresso you are in for a treat.
Additional Notes: Costa Rica lots landing with us are always a high point for me and this year hasn't disappointed. This is the first time we have had the San Francisco Natural on but I have a sneaking suspicion it wont be the last!
The San Francisco community is located in San Francisco de León Cortes. The community has grown from 12 producer families in 2014, to 40 producers in 2017. Each of these 40 producer families contributed to this lot of community coffee in the 2016 / 2017 harvest. The families cultivate Caturra and Catuaí varieties at altitudes ranging between 1700 to 1950masl in the privileged district of Llano Bonito. The production capacity of the community has grown to 250 bags.
The people of this community are characterized by a passion for coffee and the desire to consistently produce a high quality, sustainable product. They are proud to be participants in the Coope Tarrazú Community Coffees program. Each of the producing families depend on coffee as a livelihood, and are committed to working together through all stages of the coffee process to ensure the coffee that is harvested is of excellent quality.