Producer and Cup of Excellence winner, Francisco Mena has returned with his first of two lots from Sumava de Lourdes farm: Llano Bonito. Located in the western valley of Costa Rica, Sumava de Lourdes coffees were a big hit with enthusiasts last year and we are thrilled to be roasting both – starting with this microlot – once again.
A black honey process Caturra is a very risky and challenging process for producers to master. With well over 20 years in specialty coffee, Francisco continues his streak of excellence and brings us a syrupy sweet cup with hints of black cherry and toffee.
Francisco Mena also runs Exclusive Coffees, which helps small specialty coffee growers build direct trade partnerships with international roasters, and is touted as a leader in the "micromill revolution."Parameter Guides