It starts off with a nose full of chocolate. The chocolate follows right into the medium bodied, velvety cup, accompanied by hints of super toasty marshmallows, black cherry, and pepper. The finish lingers on a note of hazelnut.
Body: Medium, velvety
Cup: Milk and dark chocolates, toasted sugar, black cherry, pepper
Roast Color: Medium
About This Coffee
GROWER: Central Fronteriza del Norte de Cafetaleros (CENFROCAFE)
REGION: San Ignacio, Cajamarca, Peru
ALTITUDE: 1,250 – 1,800 meters
PROCESS: Fully washed and dried in the sun
VARIETY: Bourbon, Catimor, Caturra, Mundo Novo, Pache, and Typica
HARVEST: April - September
SOIL: Volcanic loam
CERTIFICATION: Organically grown
Peru Norte SHB EP coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Central Fronteriza del Norte de Cafetaleros (CENFROCAFE), which is an umbrella cooperative established in 1999 that supports 80 organizations and 2,000 coffee producers in the region of Cajamarca, Peru. CENFROCAFE provides training and financing aimed at improving coffee quality and yields to increase farmer earnings.