Micro LotsRed Honey Process (Los Girasoles)
Region: Montecillos. Coffee Available, harvest 2019
Varieties: Catuai, Icatu.
Farmers: Rossy Urquia
Harvest: Jan - March.
Altitude: 1,500 Feet ASL (SHG)
Growing: 100% Shade-Grown, Protecting Native and Migratory Birds.
Process: Semi-Washed (Red Honey), sun dried on raised beds
This outstanding and unique single source Micro-Lot coffee, produced in Marcala, Honduras. Collected from Farm Los Girasoles. Rossy Urquia inherited this land from her father Edgardo Urquia. This 50 acres estate has 30 acres of Catuai and Icatu coffee varieties and the rest 20 is use for wildlife sanctuary. No honey is used in the process. The coffee cherry come to the wet mill where the pulp is separated from the beans. The beans are cover with mucilage, what we call honey. The beans are dry with the mucilage on it. The sugar left from the mucilage impacts the flavor of roasted beans and give the sweetness of the brewed.
Coffee Features: It has a distinct sweetness, slight milk chocolate, black cherry and plum, fruit notes and a sweet acidity aftertaste.
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