Regalo de Dios
Regalo de Dios
Tasting Notes: Nougat, Apple, Lush
Farm/Co-op: Regalo de Dios
Varietal: Red Catuai
Sourced By: Coffee Quest
From our importer:
Finca Un Regalo de Dios is located in the Dipilto-Jalapa mountain range in the North of the department of Nueva Segovia and sits at a range of elevations, from 1,350 m.a.s.l. at the "low" end, with lots as high as 1,800 m.a.s.l. at the top. In total, the farm is 179 acres, with around 130 acres planted in coffee. Of those 130 acres in coffee, Luis grows the following varieties: Red & Yellow Catuai, Pacamara, Maracaturra, Java, Bourbon, Catimore and some Hybrids. The farm is situated in the municipality of Mozonte (in the community of Quisuli) and the clouded forest creates a micro climate with temperatures ranging from 10 degree to 16 degrees celsius. Finca Un Regalo de
Dios has a loose sandy soil, with abundant humus and has an annual rainfall of between 1,400 and 1,600mm. In addition, the farm has a rich biodiverse environment of fauna and flora, with an abundance of broad-leaved trees and conifer species. All of this together, creates for optimal coffee growing conditions. The care and processing that goes into every lot that is processed in this farm is second to none, with careful detail at every stage, starting with optimal cherry picking at the farm level all the way through carefully controlled fermentations and drying. Washed coffees are dried for between 15-20 days, honeys 20-25 days and naturals, between 25-30 days! Luis Alberto won 1st place in the COE this year, placed 1st and 5th place in 2018, as well as 13th and 3rd place in 2017.... he is no stranger to producing exceptional coffees. This is our third year working with Luis Alberto and every year is coffees are amongst the most fun that we work with!
For more information about his processes and coffees, we created a few video clips that I also think are important to watch to really understand how special this producer and his coffees are:
*Coffees are roasted every Monday and shipped Tuesday.