Cafés Lugat Organic Coffee Beans La Esperanza from Colombia - 1kg

  • Medium Roast
  • 100% Arabica from Colombia
  • Organic Coffee Beans
  • Specialty Coffee
  • Roasted in France
£26.50
£0.21/cup£26.50/kg
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La Esperanza coffee beans are grown on the Granja La Esperanza family farm, located in the south west of Colombia, in the Cauca Valley. 100% organic Arabica. For a balanced coffee with notes of berries (mainly blackcurrant). Specialty coffee. Roasted in France.  4 x 250g packs.

Key Facts

  • Variety
    100% Arabica
  • Designation
    Pure Origin
  • Roasting
    France (Artisan Roasters)
  • agriculture bio
    Certified Organic

Roast Type - Medium

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Aromatic group -  Red Berries

Dominant note
Red Berries
Secondary note
Rich & Sweet
Tasting notes :
  • Caramel
  • Blackcurrant
  • Cocoa
N.B.: This is not a flavored coffee but notes noted during tasting
Red Berries Fermented Spices Woody Herb-like Floral Rich & sweet Citrus
How to choose my coffee’s aromatic group? Discover the flavour wheel
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
    Vallée Del Cauca
  • Process
    Washed
  • Variety
    Caturra, Typica
  • Altitude
    1400 meters
  • Harvest
    Manual
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A Closer Look at Appellations:

This La Esperanza coffee is a Terroir Coffee.

  label picto A label coffee : a superior-quality coffee that corresponds to a certain coffee-growing region
arrow terroir picto A terroir coffee : high-quality coffee, renowned for the distinctiveness of its terroir
  micro-lot picto A micro-lot : a terroir coffee grown on a specific plot known for its exceptional quality
or specific kind of preparation

Find out more about the different appellations of specialty coffee on our blog.

 

What Julien, Coffee Roaster at Cafés Lugat, Has to Say:
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Julien* likes:

- Its blackcurrant and caramel notes

- Its intense and balanced cup

- Its organic production

*The roaster who is a few beans short of a bag! (Cafés Lugat)

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85 /100

 

Find out more about our medium roast:

This "special espresso" coffee has undergone a medium roast , which develops a generous body, powerful aromas and fullness in the mouth.

Meanwhile, our light roast coffees develop significant acidity and a more complex palette of aromas in the cup.


Other production characteristics:

Harvest period: May to June

 

The Story of Cafés Lugat:

Lionel Lugat is the legendary roaster at MaxiCoffee . Over the years, he has surrounded himself with an expert team of roasters.

This coffee specialist , judge in the French Coffee Championships and expert columnist for our coffee company tells the story of Cafés Lugat and his passion for coffee roasting below.

 
 
The Plantation:
 
The Granja La Esperanza estate has been a family-run plantation for three generations, run today by Don Miguel Herrera.
 
It is located in the mountainous Valle del Cauca region in the south west of Colombia , whose name derives from the Cauca River that crosses the country from south to north.
 
Thanks to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean, the West Andes and the Cauca River Valley, this region is home to various ecosystems that are perfect for growing complex, subtle and unique coffees.
 
The Granja La Esperanza estate is made up of 3 farms, including Cerro Azul , which produces the Geisha coffee variety. The estate originally made just Typica, Bourbon and Caturra coffees.
 
Over the years, its owners decided to invest in quality, by entering the demanding world of speciality coffees. So, they decided to bring some exotic varieties over from Panama, like Geisha.
 
After years of testing and financial, material and human investment, they finally managed to create coffees with complex, surprising flavours.
 
Today, the Granja La Esperanza farm grows eight botanical varieties. The coffees grown on the Granja La Esperanza farm are the most famous in Colombia , and are renowned for the quality and uniqueness of their flavour and sensorial profile.
 
In 2012, three of their coffees were named in the top 10 best coffees of the year, organised by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA).
 
 
Geographical Location:

 

Cafés Lugat

Cafés Lugat

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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