Region – Central America
Origin – Mexico
Location at Origin – Xicotepec de Juarez, Puebla, Mexico
Name of Farm – Finca Nextlalpa
Name of Family at Farm – Founded in 1967 Jose Alfonso Quiro Magallanes
Grade – Altura
Processing – Wet Milling Process with water recycling system
Certification – Rainforest Alliance
Altitude – 1,150 meters above sea level
Plant Varietal – Typica, Bourbon
Soil Type – Clay Loam with PH values ranging from 5.0 to 6.0
Total Surface Area – 91 hectares
Total Area in Production – 70 hectares
Shaded – Coffee shaded under Chalahuite, Cedro Rosado, Cedro Rojo, Grevilea and fruit trees including Orange, Banana, Mandarin and Guava
Cupping Notes – Subtle Spiciness, Chocolate, Brown Sugar with Hints of Nuts and Green Apple towards the end. Very Balanced with Good Acidity and Body.
As you move inland from VeraCruz elevation increases toward Mexico’s central mountain range and the Xicotepec de Juarez Pluebla coffee district. Here the environment produces high quality coffee beans. Also known as Altura (high) coffee. Mexican Xicotepec produces some outstanding coffee that has a balanced acidity, medium body and hints of sweetness and provide a truly clean well balanced cup. An excellent breakfast coffee.