Honduras La Paz Marcala Montecillos
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Tasting Note: White Floral | Mandarin | Red Apple | Tea Aftertaste
Size: 200g / 1kg
Brewing Recommendation: Filter Brew / Modern Espresso
Natural but clean coffee? You are looking at one!
Produced by Montecillos Coffee, this Honduran lempira has a delicate white floral aroma, followed by citrusy acidity which later turned into red apple sweetness with tea aftertaste. All in all, we would say that it is a natural processed coffee done well!
The lempira varietal falls under the catimor lineage (a cross breed between Caturra and Timor varietals). It is a pedigree selection by Instituto Hondureño del Café (IHCAFE) based on the varietal's performance against coffee tree diseases.
On the Naming of the Coffee
At The Crackpots Coffee Roaster, we always try to help beginners and advanced drinkers alike to understand more about coffees. One of our efforts is to explain the various cryptic names of coffees which could be confusing.
Here’s a breakdown of this coffee:
||The Republic of Honduras is a Central American country with Caribbean Sea coastlines to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.|
|La Paz Marcala
||Marcala is a municipality in the department of La Paz, Honduras. Known for its coffee production, the region proudly claims to be the first "protected origin denomination" for coffee.|
|Montecillos||A specialty coffee farm in Honduras owned and managed by Sir Dimas Antonio Claros Cardona for his entire life.|