SUMAVA DE LOURDES – 'EL TANQUE' – COSTA RICA

$19.00

A sweet and creamy cup from producer partner, Francisco Mena whose coffees are known to be instant classics. 

'El Tanque’ is our first lot this year from Producer and Cup of Excellence winner, Francisco Mena of Sumava de Lourdes. Located in the western valley of Costa Rica, Mena’s coffees are known to be instant classics that are expertly harvested, processed and dried on raised beds. This is a red honey process coffee which means there was a substantial amount of mucilage left on the seeds after depulping. A process that subtly tames the coffee’s acidity and results in a sugary-sweet, creamy-bodied cup that is particularly excellent as an espresso.

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A sweet and creamy cup from producer partner, Francisco Mena whose coffees are known to be instant classics. 

'El Tanque’ is our first lot this year from Producer and Cup of Excellence winner, Francisco Mena of Sumava de Lourdes. Located in the western valley of Costa Rica, Mena’s coffees are known to be instant classics that are expertly harvested, processed and dried on raised beds. This is a red honey process coffee which means there was a substantial amount of mucilage left on the seeds after depulping. A process that subtly tames the coffee’s acidity and results in a sugary-sweet, creamy-bodied cup that is particularly excellent as an espresso.

Availability: Short term – single origin coffee
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COFFEE: Single Origin STYLE: Adventurous TASTING NOTES: Butterscotch TASTING NOTES: Date TASTING NOTES: Creamy DIRECT TRADE: Yes PRODUCER: Francisco Mena COUNTRY: Costa Rica REGION: Lourdes de Naranjo, West Valley VARIETAL: Caturra PROCESS: Red Honey ALTITUDE: 1600m