Santa Maria de Lourdes, San Luis - Nicaragua

Santa Maria de Lourdes, San Luis - Nicaragua

10.00

Farmed by The Peralta Family

Process - Red honey

Variety - Catuai

Altitude - 1550 masl

250g bag

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Lychee, juicy nectarine and honey.

Situated in the Nueva Segovia region at altitudes ranging from 1350 to 1550 metres above sea level, Santa Maria de Lourdes embodies a diverse range of luscious vegetation and wildlife brought about by high levels of annual rainfall. The 50 hectares of natural mountainous forest has been under the ownership of Octavio Peralta since 1970, though for many years the area was used as war land during the Sandinista uprising and was heavily mined. The UN cleared the area of mines in the late 1980’s and Octavio began to restore exceptional coffee production to this relatively wild area in 1994.

Octavio has been dedicated to this cause as well as preserving the natural habitat which is recognised as a main factor in the production of his fantastic coffee. Of the 80 hectares of available arable land, 40 have been set aside for the sole purpose of maintaining and improving the natural habitat.

This micro lot has the most beautiful acidity, tasting like lychees and juicy nectarines. It's very sweet and extremely well balanced. It's a special one and we only have a small amount, so be quick to try it - it will change your life. 

 
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