From Los Planes Acatenango which is
part of the larger Chimaltenango Province. El Carmen is a well established
from dating back to the 1030's. Varietals include typica, mundo
novo, bourbon (mostly this one) and caturra. SHB (Strictly Hard
Bean). Grown at an altitude between 4,000-4,500 feet above sea level
on the slopes of a strato-volcano. A strato volcano is a very, very
Cupping Notes: chocolaty and lemon acidity. Moderate to intense dry aroma becoming very intense at the wet break. Nice citrus finish. Clean cup.
Roasting Notes: A lighter roast profile produces
a lot cleaner with pronounced citrusy notes. A darker profile firms
up the body and highlights the chocolaty notes.