Arabica Varietal: H1 Hybrid
Farm: La Bastilla
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In the cup: Delicate sweet lemon, rose and jasmine notes through the front palate. Crisp and balanced raspberry acidity carries through to a sweet milk chocolate and vanilla finish.
La Bastilla Farm was established 2003 when the company took over two abandoned estates in the Jinotega/Matagalpa region. Over the following 16 years, the farms were replanted new diverse range of varietals, and infrastructure was renewed including roads, living quarters and, mill and processing plant. Certified Rainforest Alliance provides environmental policies, as well as groundwork to establish a unique education project giving opportunities to young children and adolescents in the local area.
Priding themselves on being one of the few specialty coffee estate companies in Nicaragua with a fully integrated supply chain segment at origin, meaning they plant, produce, harvest, process, classify and market/export all of their green coffee beans globally. The fully integrated wet and dry processing plant of La Bastilla Estate, they differentiate the coffees harvested from different farm sections or different varieties with 4 different processes. These lots then await “orders” for hulling/grading and export. Each season La Bastilla produces approximately 350 micro-lots.
(Info courtesy of Bennetts)