Special Reserve Rainforest Alliance Certified

Costa Rica La Minita Medium Roast, Rainforest Alliance Certified

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Size: 12 oz
Grind: Whole Bean
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Complex and radiant, this pedigree single origin is spellbinding. Elegant and refined flavors promise a memorable cup with juicy fruit notes and mellow floral under-notes. The inviting combination of rich maple syrup and tangy cherry bring harmony to this creamy, full-bodied coffee. The finish is clean, and articulate with an underlying caramel sweetness and the subtle acidity of candied orange. Our Rainforest Alliance Certified, Costa Rican coffee makes a bold statement.

FLAVOR: Sweet Orange, Cherry, Toffee

FARMER STORY

Costa Rica Tarrazu La Minita

La Minita coffee is renowned to be one of the most refined and focused coffee. This well crafted coffee is produced in very quantities with an unmatched attention to detail. Perched high in the mountains of Tarrazu, the La Minita farm lies along the  Candelaria river. Here, coffee is grown under a carefully managed canopy of Poro shade trees which naturally provide essential Nitrogen to the coffee trees and minimize the need for fertilizers.  

PRODUCER Hacienda La Minta
REGION San José, Tarrazú, Costa Rica
HARVEST Nov '20 - Feb '21
ARRIVAL April - July '21
PROCESS Fully Washed & dried in the sun
VARIETY Caturra, Catuai
ELEVATION 1,550 - 1,950 masl

This prestigious Estate boasts a micro-mill to process its coffee and allows it to control every aspect of the harvest. Their exacting techniques, now bolstered by the partnership with Ito Eno, yields harmonious results. Processed at a staggering 1,900 meters, this microlot can almost too easily be described as heavenly, but there’s more to it’s flavor than proximity to Tarrazu. This single origin’s processing plays a role in its deliciousness.

Every tiny harvest is combed through for quality cherries at optimal maturity, free of blemishes and defects. After pulping and mechanically demucilaging the fruit, the parchment coffee is laid to dry on highly monitored raised beds. La Minita is world renowned to produce coffee of the utmost quality.

Workers at this sustainable estate are well paid and cared for. La Minita has created a family community for its workers and provides them with free housing, utilities, clean water, and preventative medical care. "A cup of La Minita reflects care and sustainability."

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