El Salvador Finca La Fany Washed Bourbon 2013


Bean name El Salvador Finca La Fany Washed Bourbon 2013
Country El Salvador
Region Apaneca
Other info Varietal: Bourbon


Finca La Fany has been producing coffee in El Salvador since 1870, and has belonged to the same family from generation to generation. Situated on the Santa Ana Volcano, the farm provides work for 24 families in the community in a biological corridor that stretches for 27 hectares from Mexico to Panama, and is full of 100% Bourbon coffees.

Nearly 70% of El Salvador’s total coffee production is Bourbon, which is one of the most desired coffee varietals. It is harder to grow, more susceptible to disease, and provides a lower yield than some other varietals, but it also produces some of the finest coffee in the world.

I love El Salvador for this dedication to producing awesome speciality coffee. This is one of its finest coffees. I think it is fantastic. I was lucky enough to visit Rafael and Carmen, the owners of Finca La Fany, during a visit to El Salvador in May 2008 and also this year. This is always one of the highlights of my trips for me.

This shade grown coffee is creamy and sweet. It blew us away when we first tried it. This year it is even better; one of my all time favourites, one of the coffees that I would be devastated to lose if we were not able to get it.

In the cup this is sweet and smooth, creamy and caramel. It's so forgiving in the brewing, it's consistent, delicious, and tasty coffee.

Farm: La Fany
Farmer: Carmen and Rafael Da Silva
City: Ahuachapán
Region: Apaneca
Country: El Salvador
Farm Size: 20.30 Hectares
Coffee growing area: 20.30 Hectares
Altitude: 1450 masl
Variety: Bourbon
Processing System: washed

Roasting Information:
This one is great at medium roast to medium dark. Anywhere after first crack and around into first pops of second.

"Quick Look" Guide:
Sweet, caramel, creamy, great mouthfeel, great espresso.

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Cupping notes

Clean cup 7/8
Sweetness 7/8
Acidity 7/8
Mouthfeel 7/8
Flavour 7/8
Aftertaste 7/8
Balance 7/8
Overall 7/8
Correction +36
Total 92

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