Guatemala

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Tasting Notes: Chocolate, blackberry, caramel, heavy bodied, medium acidity

Country: Guatemala

Region: Huehuetenango

Farm: various smallholder farmers

Variety: Caturra, Bourbon, Catuai, Typica, Pacamara

Altitude: 1500 - 2000 meters above sea level

Processing: Fully washed

Background From Our Importer: 

Huehuetenango is the highest and driest of Guatemala's non-volcanic regions. This renowned region owes much to the dry, hot winds that come in from the mountains of Mexico's Tehuantepec plain. The additional heat layers protect Huehuetenango from frost and enable coffee to grow at altitudes of 2,000 masl.

Due to the high altitude, nearly all of Huehuetenango's producers process their own coffee. Fortunately, the region has rivers and streams in abundance, so mills can be placed almost anywhere.

 

 Huehuetenango mountains and green coffee drying