27 Apr '12, 3am

Here's the new El Salvador we just added. El Salvador Majahual -Tablon Tempisque

El Majahual is part of a larger farm that was divided some years back. Majahual averages 1500 meters although much of the farm is higher up. This year we decided to offer lots from those specific plots on the farm that are at the upper altitudes, that are basically 1600 meters and up. These are called "tablones" which literally means plank or board. Along with one other plot on the farm, I found that the La Montana was distinct in the cup, so we chose to separate it as a special lot. La Montana is named as such since it cuts a vertical swath up the steep slope all the way to the edge of the natural forest preserve at the top of the farm. At that altitude, the coffee just doesn't produce due to the cold air and cloud cover. So Montana is as high as it gets on the farm. Besides selecting by tablon, the farm is impressive in other ways. I visited last year, and again in 2011,...

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