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About this coffee
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This stunning Perla Negra Natural Process from Las Lajas wetmill in Costa Rica is a deep complex array of dark berries which is the first prominent flavour in the cup, sweetened by light caramel and brown sugar notes and as it cools it leads into a slight boozy purple grape and chocolate finish which lingers on the pallet leaving you wanting more, This was a joy to cup and are so excited to share this offering with you.
The Chacón Solano Family has been growing coffee at Las Lajas for over 80 years and for three generations. The current generation, headed by Oscar and Francisca Chacón, began farming organically around 30 years ago and in 2000 became one of only a handful of farms in Costa Rica to be officially certified organic. The family strives not only to farm in an environmentally and socially responsible way, but also to produce coffee of the highest quality. They are innovative with regards to processing and were one of the early innovators in Costa Rica with regards to perfecting different honey and natural methods of processing. Las Lajas is located at 1,300 to 1,500m in the foothills of the Poás volcano, in prime specialty coffee country in the Sabanilla de Alajuela region of Costa Rica’s Central Valley. This lush, fertile area is characterised by heavy and regular rainfall of around 3,000mm for 150 days of the year