Cafés Lugat Coffee Beans Finca Alfaro from Costa Rica - 250g

  • Medium Roast
  • 100% Arabica - Costa Rica
  • Specialty Coffee
  • Artisanally Roasted in France
  • Cocoa & Almond Notes
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£29.20/kg
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More about Cafés Lugat coffee beans :

Finca Alfaro coffee beans are grown on one of the oldest plantations in Costa Rica, in the heart of the Tarrazu region. This Specialty coffee offers notes of cocoa and almonds. Slightly spicy aftertaste and a dense crema. Medium roast designed for a good espresso. 250g coffee beans.

Key Facts

  • Variety
    100% Arabica
  • Designation
    Pure Origin
  • Origin
    Costa Rica
  • Roasting
    France (National Brands)

Roast Type - Medium

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Aromatic group -  Rich & Sweet

Rich & Sweet
Dominant note
Rich & Sweet
Spices
Secondary note
Spices
Tasting notes :
  • Cocoa
  • Almond
N.B.: This is not a flavored coffee but notes noted during tasting
Red Berries Fermented Spices Woody Herb-like Floral Rich & sweet Citrus
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Aromatic Groups

Specialty Coffee -  Exceptional 

Score ≥ 80

Specialty Coffee : Among the best coffees in the world, from a terroir with a history and traceability. They represent less than 10% of the world's production and are assessed by professional tasters. These are flawless coffees that offer us unique tasting notes.

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Exceptional Coffee :  They reflect their terroir by guaranteeing a fairer supply chain, better traceability and an exceptional cup. With a score of over 80/100, these coffees are the gateway to specialty coffee.

The higher the rating, the more surprising your coffee tasting experience will be.
Why does a high score guarantee a better cup result? Learn more

Freshness Guaranteed
Roasted by MaxiCoffee less than 30 days ago

Enjoy the result of high quality coffee beans in your cup, freshly roasted at MaxiCoffee.

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  • Coffees Freshly Roasted on Demand

    We take pride in offering you the freshest coffee possible. Our coffees are roasted on demand, in order to enhance their aromas. Thus, when you order, we guarantee that your coffee is roasted less than 30 days ago, so that you can fully enjoy the aromas of your coffee.
  • We Source Our Coffee

    At MaxiCoffee, we carefully select all our coffees to offer you the best of each harvest. We take great care in storing and preserving our coffees to ensure that you enjoy a perfect cup of coffee all year round.
  • A Constant Quality

    Every day, our roasters taste all the coffees we roast to ensure that the cup we offer you is always of the highest quality.
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Your Coffee’s ID Card

Each coffee is unique! Its terroir and specificities give it its identity.

  • Origin
    Costa Rica, Tarrazu
  • Process
    Washed
  • Variety
    Caturra, Catuïa
  • Altitude
    1700 meters
  • Harvest
    Manual
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More About Our Medium Roast : 

This coffee is perfect for espresso due to its medium roast makes it a balanced coffee as it gives it a generous body, powerful aromas and a round cup .

On the other hand, light-roasted coffees develop a distinct acidity and a more complex range of aromas in cup than medium-roasted coffees or dark-roasted coffees which develop a well-known bitter taste.

 

A Closer Look at Appellations :

This Finca Alfaro Coffee is a Terroir Coffee.

  picto label A Label Coffee : a superior-quality coffee that corresponds to a certain coffee-growing region
fleche picto terroir A Terroir Coffee : high-quality coffee, renowned for the distinctiveness of its soil
  picto micro-lot A MicroLot :  a terroir coffee grown on a specific plot known for its exceptional quality and specific preparation

What Marco, Coffee Roaster at Cafés Lugat, Has to Say : 
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Marco* loves :

- Its cocoa and almond notes

- Its spicy mouthfeel

- Its thick crema

*The XXL Coffee Roaster (Cafés Lugat)

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85 /100

 

 

Other Production Characteristics:

Harvest Period : November to March

 

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.

 
More About this Coffee :
 

This coffee comes from the Tarrazu region in the San José province, on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Its geolocation means it benefits from the Pacific Ocean winds which improve the taste quality of coffees.

"Finca Alfaro" is a blend of two botanical varieties: caturra and catuaí. The coffee cherries are harvested manually, carefully selected and treated using water. The treatment plant is an ecological unit. Processed water is recycled, pulping is used as a natural fertilizer.

The coffee trees grow in the shade at 1700 meters altitude. They enjoy good weather conditions, perfect for very high quality coffee cherries.

These conditions allow this coffee to obtain the grade "SHB", ie: " Strictly Hard Bean ".

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Cafés Lugat

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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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