Region – Central America
Origin – El Salvador
Location at Origin – La Majada
Name of Farm – Beneficio La Majada
Region – La Majada
Certification – Rainforest Alliance
Grade – High Grown
Varietal – Bourbon
Processing – Fully Washed
Altitude – 1,200 meters
Cupping Notes – Cinnamon, Citrus, Stone Fruits
Powerful, yet balanced. Strong in all respects from the rich vibrancy of their acidity through their full body and complex flavors.
The Cuzachapa Cooperative has committed itself to producing quality coffee and to protecting its farmers and enviroment. The coop has supported hospitals and local schools, namely “La Escuela Santa Elenita”, for the families within the community in which the cooperative operates. The coop has also made efforts to support reforestation around Chalchupa.
El Salvador History
Coffee from El Salvador was historically considered generally dependable but distinguished. Recently, however, El Salvador has experienced a renaissance in the production of gourmet coffees. These recent offerings are marked by medium to high acidity, nutty or chocolaty overtones, and medium /full body. One of the most quickly emerging origins in the world of fine Arabica coffees. The best grade of El Salvador coffee is Strictly High Grown, grown at elevations above 1200 meters (3937 ft.) Most El Salvador coffee is grown in various degrees of shade.