El Maya is a specialty coffee, the coffee beans come from the Huehuetenango region of Guatemala. 100% Arabica. A gourmet coffee with delicious notes of chocolate and spices. Strong coffee. 250g coffee beans.
A Closer Look at Appellations :
This coffee El Maya from Guatemala is a Label Coffee.
|A Label Coffee : a superior-quality coffee that corresponds to a certain coffee-growing region|
|A Terroir Coffee : high-quality coffee, renowned for the distinctiveness of its soil|
|A MicroLot : a terroir coffee grown on a specific plot known for its exceptional quality and specific preparation|
Find out more about the different appellations of specialty coffee on our blog.
Julien* loves it for:
- Its chocolate and spicy note.
- Its intensity
- Its long aftertaste
* The Cool Beans Roaster (Cafés Lugat)
Other Production Characteristics:
Harvest Period : October to January
The Story of Cafés Lugat :
Lionel Lugat is the legendary coffee roaster at MaxiCoffee . Over the years, he has surrounded himself with an expert team of coffee roasters.
This coffee specialist is also a judge in the French Coffee Championships and expert columnist for our coffee company! Lionel tells the story of Cafés Lugat and his passion for coffee roasting below.
is from the
, located in the North West of Guatemala is the home of the
montains chain with its highest peak located at 3828 meters above sea level.
This coffee is cultivated at a high altitude on a limestone soil, characteristic of the Huehuetenango region , and therefore, it carries a unique intricacy and acidity guaranteeing excellent bean quality. The very specific nature of this limestone terroir is reflected in the coffee's spicy and chocolate notes.
is one of our three coffees from the
Huehuetenango region. El Maya
which makes it best suited for a Slow Coffee brewing process: French Press, Chemex or Filter! On the other hand,
from Cafés Lugat
perfect for espresso!
Cafés Lugat boasts a team of enthusiastic young coffee roasters who select exceptional coffees and create irresistible recipes just for you. Through their range of coffee beans, ground coffees and Nespresso® compatible capsules, their mission is to bring you the unique flavour and aromas from the world's best coffee-producing areas!
Their passion for coffee has even won them awards. Marco, the brand's head roaster, was awarded the French Barista Championship title at the 2017 French Championships.
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