It starts off with a soft zucchini bread aroma. In the cup, it's bright and snappy with hints of cinnamon bark and granola. The finish lingers on a note of pecan.
Aroma: Zucchini bread
Body: Medium, forward
Cup: Bright, cinnamon bark, granola
About this Coffee
GROWER: Cooperativa de Caficultores y de Servicios Múltiples de Palmares, COOPEPALMARES, R. L.
REGION: Palmares, Alajuela, Costa Rica
ALTITUDE: 1,000 – 1,200 meters
PROCESS: Eco-pulped and dried in the sun and mechanical driers
VARIETY: Caturra, Catuai, Obata, and Sarchimor
HARVEST: October - February
SOIL: Volcanic loam
Our Monte Crisol SHG EP coffee is produced exclusively for Royal Coffee by Cooperativa de Caficultores y de Servicios Múltiples de Palmares (COOPEPALMARES, R. L.), a cooperative founded in 1962 with over 1,450 members from Palmares, a canton in the province of Alajuela, Costa Rica.
COOPEPALMARES has a state of the art processing facility with certifications in quality and environmental management from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The wet mill utilizes recycled water and the mechanical dryers (guardiolas) recirculate airflow to maximize furnace efficiency. The facility also has an organic fertilizer production plant and a water treatment plant. COOPEPALMARES operates two supermarkets in Palmares and sells roasted coffee for national consumption. Coop members have access to low interest loans and healthcare for their families at the coop-run health center and mobile clinic.