Guatemala Santa Ana La Huerta Mountain Water Decaf 2012


Bean name Guatemala Santa Ana La Huerta Mountain Water Decaf 2012
Country Guatemala
Region Sierra de Las Minas
Other info Varietals: Bourbon, Caturra, Catimor


Rony Asencio and his family have been growing coffee at Finca Santa Ana La Huerta since 1990. The farm sits high in the Sierra de Las Minas mountain range, in Guatemala’s eastern highlands. This lush, rain-drenched region contains some of Central America’s largest cloud forests and much of the area was declared a biosphere reserve in 1990. The region’s diverse habitats are estimated to contain some 70% of all bird and animal species found in Guatemala and Belize, including several threatened species of birds.

Finca Santa Ana is located below the Sierra de Las Minas national reservoir, at an altitude of 1,370 to 1,820 metres above sea level. It is planted with Caturra, Bourbon and Catimor varietals, which are hand-picked and fully washed. The farm’s location, along with its rich soils and its natural springs which flow down from the surrounding mountains, create ideal conditions for growing high quality Arabica coffee.

In the cup expect chocolate mixed up with hazelnuts and walnuts, with an amazingly smooth finish that goes on an on. A super decaf that retains its delicious cup profile in spite of its decaffeination.

Farm: Finca Santa Ana La Huerta
Varietal: Bourbon Caturra Catimor
Processing: Fully Washed
Altitude: 1,370 to 1,820 metres above sea level
Owner: Rony Asencio
Town/City: El Progreso
Region: Sierra de Las Minas
Warehouse: European North American

Roasting Information:
Take into second crack, hear those pops for around 10-20 seconds then drop.

"Quick Look" Guide:
Chocolate, smooth, hazelnuts, walnuts.

Good Filter: Yes, Good Espresso: Yes

Cupping notes

Clean cup 6/8
Sweetness 6/8
Acidity 6/8
Mouthfeel 6/8
Flavour 6/8
Aftertaste 6/8
Balance 6/8
Overall 6/8
Correction +36
Total 84

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