Region: Huehuetenango Department, San Marcos Department
Farm: Small Holders
Variety/Cultivar: Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Pache
Altitude: 1600-2200 masl
-Groundswell’s 4th season offering coffee from the “Waytenango” region.
-85-86 score consolidation of Café Imports producer open call known as Regional Select where all lots are sampled and cupped regardless of size. Financial incentives for premium quality.
-Importer’s “true to place” taste: typical notes created by terroir, variety, and processing practices of an area. -Huehuetenango = crisp malic and citric acid, fruit forward, full body profiles. Meets Strictly Hard Bean (SHB), in country grading system rating for coffee produced at altitudes of 1600 masl or higher.
-Includes Pache variety: natural dwarf mutation of typica discovered in 1949, proliferated by mass selection (seeds chosen from best performing plants for succeeding generation.)