Friday! New coffee on the menu today, ships next week: Costa Rica La Guaria.
Producers: Navarro Ceciliano Family Location: Santa Cruz de Leon Cortez, Terrazu Altitude: 1700 - 1750 m.a.s.l. Varieties: Caturra, Catuai La Guaria is a small family farm located in Santa Cruz de Leon Cortez in the Terrazu region of Costa Rica. the Navarro Ceciliano family have an admirable tradition of knowing quality, and how to produce coffees of exceptionally clean flavour. They do this by knowing their climate (which changes!) and understanding how to pick when ripe. La Guaria has been using the Rio Jorco mill the last few harvests. They will continue to process offsite until their own micro mill is up and running. What Guaria is working towards (along with a few other farms around the Santa Cruz and San Martin areas) is aligned with the micro mill revolution that began in Costa Rica in the early 2000's as a response to the extremely volatile C market. At that time, ...