Costa Rica Hacienda Sonora - Natural Red Catuai
Variety: Red Catuai
Cup Score: 86+
Process Method: Natural
In the Cup: Stonefruit, apricot, poached fruit, mid body, malic, apple, smooth
The Catuai Red varietal is widely regarded as a well- rounded cup that is compatible with a range of brewing techniques. Hacienda Sonora is a highly renowned farm in Costa Rica, located in the breathtaking Central Valley at the foot of the Poal Volcano. The coffee is grown on rich volcanic soil and is surrounded by a diversity of exotic species that altogether make a complex ecosystem that supports the high quality of the microlots produced.
The farm run off 100% renewable energy that is generated by a Pelton Wheel turbine powered by a natural water stream.
95% of Sonora coffees are sun-dried and finished in a mechanical dryer for 3 hours on low heat which gives excellent results in uniformity.