"La Libertad" is a blend of Bourbon and Caturra coffees grown on the El Rincon and La Bolsa farms, managed by Renardo Ovalle and his family in Guatemala. This Specialty coffee delivers notes of milk chocolate, caramel, vanilla and pecan nuts. 250g pack of coffee beans.
A Closer Look at Appellations :
This coffee La Libertad from Guatemala is a Terroir 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 milk chocolate , caramel, vanilla and pecan nuts notes
- Its smooth cup
- Its creamy texture
* The Cool Beans Roaster (Cafés Lugat)
Other Production Characteristics :
Harvest Period : Decembrer to April
Process: Fully Washed
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 high-altitude coffee, produced on the La Libertad terroir (Huehuetenango region), is a blend of two varieties of Arabica harvested only at optimum maturity: Red Bourbon and Caturra. This coffee comes from two farms El Rincon et La Bolsa held by Renardo Ovalle and his family . Renardo received several awards for his production including the Cup of Excellence Award for the quality of his coffee.
This coffee from La Libertad is cultivated at a high altitude on a limestone soil, characteristic of the Huehuetenango region , and therefore 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 chocolatey notes.
The La Libertad terroir is one of the highest in the Huehuetenango appellation, giving the coffee a much greater intricacy than a "standard" SHB quality coffee, which must be produced at an altitude of at least 1200 metres.
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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