Huehuetenango coffee from Northwest Guatemala. This speciality coffee, sourced and freshly roasted by the Cafés Lugat roasting team, will offer you gourmet notes of chocolate with moderately spicy undertones. 100% Arabica. Medium+ roast designed for good espressi. 250g pack of ground coffee. Universal grind.
Our Medium+ Roast:
The medium+ roast is halfway between Cafés Lugat's dark roast and medium roast. A darker roast allows for more body and consistency, to the detriment of the specificities of the coffee's terroir. However, a medium roast offers a more lively cup with a more pronounced terroir coupled with a slight acidity.
The point of this particular roast is to reveal the sweetness of the coffee and to find the perfect balance in cup. A medium+ roast is recommended with espressos in order to enjoy an aromatic coffee, accessible to all.
The medium+ roast is the perfect gateway to the world of specialty coffee for espresso amateurs who want to experience the specificity and the quality of terroir coffees.
A Closer Look at Appellations :
This coffee from Huehuetenango 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 undertones
- Its balanced and intense cup with its notes of cardamom and nutmeg
- Its rounded and gourmet espresso with chocolate notes
* 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.
The Huehuetenango region , located in the North West of Guatemala is the home of the Cuchumanates 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.
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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