REGION: Chimaltenango FARM: Smallholder FARMER: Smallholder Farmers
VARIETAL: Typica | Bourbon ALTITUDE: 1700 - 2000 M
PROCESS: Washed ROAST: Medium Light
An aroma of marshmallow, chocolate and granola. It has a light to syrupy body. Lime Citrus acidity upfront that transitions to a lingering green apple.
Flavors of lime, dark chocolate and a stone fruit, most like an apricot.
Los Santos, or "The Saints" coffee, is from a small town of San Jos Poaquil, just north of Antigua. From here the coffee makes its way to Beneficio Bella Vista, a mill in Antigua. Bella Vista is owned and run by Luis Pedro Zelaya, a fourth generation coffee producer, miller, and exporter, who has come to be a bit of a coffee leader in the Antigua coffee community. With a background in agronomy, Luis Pedro brings knowledge and innovation to other producers in the area through education and coffee assistance. He strives to maintain excellent quality coffee throughout the region through ecologically stable and environmentally friendly methods.