'San Marco de Tarrazu' coffee beans from Cafés Lugat. This Specialty Coffee comes from one of the oldest plantations in Costa Rica. It is farmed by the San Andres community, in the heart of the Tarrazu region. This 100% Arabica Microlot offers a tasty coffee with notes of chocolate, jasmine and apricot. 250g coffee beans.
A Closer Look at Appellations :
This coffee San Marco de Tarrazu is a MicroLot 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.
Lionel* loves it because of :
- Its aromatic complexity
- Its fruity notes
- Its subtle aftertaste
* The Coffee scout (Cafés Lugat)
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.
This coffee is a blend of two varieties: caturra and catuaí. The coffee is exclusively picked by hand which guarantees that only the ripe, red coffee cherries are used for production. The water used during the wash is recycled and the de-pulping is used as a natural fertilizer.
Costa Rica Tarrazu obtains its international recognition from its impressive aromatic acidity. The taste is very mild and a result of the manual roasting process. A harmonic body completes this coffee’s aromatic profile with its exemplary character. “Costa Rica Tarrazu” is among the world’s best coffees.
Its unique climatic conditions was awarded the 'SHB' label: Strictly Hard Bean.
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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