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This coffee is any espresso lovers dream. Costa Ricans in general, have great fuller bodies and heavier perceived sweetness than Washed coffee from most Latin American countries. This lot from Monte Brisas mill coats your mouth with rich caramel, ripe yellow nectarine and creamy roasted hazelnut.
|COMPONENTS||Costa Rica Monte Brisas Semi washed Espresso|
In 2011, the Salazar Castro family decided to start processing their coffee and established their micro mill. The varietal of the coffee plant is Red Catuai. This varietal has been processed as a Semi-washed coffee. The ripe coffee cherries are first pulped gently to leave a portion of the coffee fruits mucilage still attached to the seed. The coffee is washed and transferred to African beds with this thin layer of mucilage still attached to the coffees parchment to dry thoroughly.
|PRODUCER||Luis Salaca and Maria Elena|
Zarcero de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Beneficio Monte Brisas is family-owned and operated mill in Zarcero de Alajuela. They process coffee from their three farms in Llano Bonito, Barranca and Cañuela. This lot was harvested from Finca Salaca in Llano Bonito. The name is a combination of the Salazar and Castro family names. It was Doña María Elena dream to plant and invest in coffee back in 2011. Now she is the leading matriarch of Beneficio Monte Brisas. She takes care of all the agricultural and technical processes.