||Guatemala Finca Insul Huehuetenango Washed Pacamara 2013
Finca Isnul, is located in the northwest side of Guatemala, in La Democracia, Huehuetenango region. It’s a high altitude farm, its rises from 1440 to 1900 mts above sea level. Currently owned by the Anzueto family have lived and worked the land for the past 40 years. Now in their second generation of growers, they are producing an amazing coffee in the forest, in Los Cuchumatanes Mountain. A farm thats done well in recent ears in the cup of excellence competition.
The coffee plantation is about 157 hectares which in Guatemalan terms is a very big farm, to give you a reference point of the size, the farm produced an average of 2900 69 kgs bags.
The varietals are 70% catuai, 20% caturra and 10% pacamara (of which this coffee is). The coffee is processed in the wet mill at the farm; then, beans are sun dried during one day in the patios and after, one or two days in the drier machines at 55o C.
In the cup the first thing that hits you is the huge body, then you get malted milk biscuits with a dry finish (in a good way) followed by a clean and bright green apple acidity.
Farm: Finca Isnul
Farmer: Anzueto family
City: La Democracia
Region: Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Farm Size: 157 Hectares
Coffee growing area: 140 Hectares
Altitude: 1440-1900 metres above sea level
Variety: Catuai, Caturra, Pacamara
Processing System: Washed
This one is great at medium roast to medium dark. Anywhere after first crack and around 20 or so seconds into second.
"Quick Look" Guide:
Sweet, malted milk biscuits, clean, green apple.
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