Honduras Hernan Castro Microlot

$17.25

Description

Complex and juicy acidity with notes of pineapple, melon, plum, lemon and floral notes.


From the Lempira area of Western Honduras, Finca las Granadillas is owned by Hernan Castro.  Granadillas has 15 hectares, 13 of which are cultivated. San Andreas is a small municipality within the state of Lempira, with a population of 15,000 people primarily involved in the cultivation of coffee. 

The farm sits at 1,600 – 1,650 meters above sea level, with an average temperature of 71 degrees and grows Lempira and Ihcafe 90. Both are Honduran varieties based on catimor, designed to reduce insect damage and increase yield.

The pickers at Granadilla are taught to only pick the red ripe cherries, and they pay particular attention to the washing, fermentation and drying of their coffees to create exceptional coffee. The coffee harvesters at Granadillas are taught to only pick the most ripe cherries, and they pay particular attention to the washing, fermentation and drying of their coffees to create exceptional coffee. 


ORIGIN honduras
REGION san andres lempira
ALTITUDE 1450 m
PRODUCER hernan castro
VARIETY lempira and ihcafe 90
PROCESS washed