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Finca el Carmen, El Salvador

Milk chocolate, peach & orange
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Original price £10.25 - Original price £37.00
Original price
£10.25 - £37.00
Current price £10.25
Size: 250g box
Choose beans or grind: Wholebean

Tasting Notes

Roast Level: Medium
Process: Washed
Varietal: 100% red bourbon
Roaster's Notes: Experience some classic chocolate notes with the 100% red bourbon coffee from El Salvador. A really creamy mouthfeel accompanies peach and orange tones and a really clean cup.

Farm Info

Producer: Fernando Alfaro & Family
Region: Ahuachapán
Altitude: 1,300 metres

Background Information

El Carmen Estate is located at 1,300m above sea level in El Salvador’s Apaneca-Ilamatepec mountain range, one of Central America’s prime specialty coffee producing areas.

The estate has been farmed by the Alfaro family for over a century. El Carmen lies in the heart of El Salvador’s main ‘protected highway’ of forest, a part of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor System that stretches all the way from Mexico down to Panama.

In El Salvador, where more than 80% of the country’s coffee is produced under shade, this eco-system is based mainly in the coffee forest. For this reason, coffee farms such as El Carmen play a vital role as a sanctuary for hundreds of the migratory and native bird species found in this part of the world.