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RF3045

Jose Cienfuegos

Mexico
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Specifications
Origin
Region
Veracruz
Altitude
1350 MASL
Variety
Bourbon, Garnica
Preparation
Process
Washed
Drying
Mechanically dried
Logistics
Status
Spot
Warehouse
DuPuy Houston
Bag Weight
69 kgs
Results
Flavor Notes
dark cherry, blackcurrant, chocolate fudge
Target Score
86/87
About Jose Cienfuegos

One thing we love about growing our work in Mexico is how different the subregions are, whole origins unto themselves. We’re excited to bring some new offerings from Veracruz, an origin unique in several ways. First, a major distinction from much of Latin America: instead of buying and selling parchment, Veracruz producers buy and sell cherry, processing centrally at mills. Ernesto Perez’s Finca Fatima is both a farm and a mill.

Just like high elevations yield slow cherry maturation due to cooler weather, Huatusco pushes the northern edge of the tropics, where cooler, slightly wetter weather and long, cool nights during the harvest slow down cherry ripening, creating an incredible density of flavor. Combined with varieties like Typica, Garnica, Marsellesa, and Caturra and meticulous processing, these coffees have notes of Meyer lemon, apricot, lush red berry, cherry, and lemongrass.

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