Tasting Notes: Almond, Praline, Lemon
Roast level: Medium
Region: San Pedro, Atitlan
Farmer: APROCAFE cooperative
This deliciously refined coffee is from the APROCAFE co-operative in San Pedro, Atitlan. The coffees here develop clean sweetness and sparkling acidity due to the combination of rich volcanic soil, good elevation, an average rainfall, and a relatively cool average temperature.
This coffee is roasted to medium to ensure that the sweetness and lemon acidity balance out with additional tasting note undertones of almond and praline.
APROCAFE strictly follows organic practices and pays very special attention to the needs of both the soil and the water. They use vermicompost as fertilizer and do all harvesting by hand.
Atitlan’s soil is rich in organic matter; about 90% of the coffee in Atitlan is cultivated along volcanic slopes that surround Lake Atitlan. Daily winds stir the cold lake waters, influencing variations in the microclimates of the region.
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