Mexico Cristal


Single Origin – Medium Roast

The Cup; Savory, herbal, and nutty flavor

Origin: Mexico
Region: Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas
Farm: Various smallholder farms
Variety: Bourbon, CR-95, Marsellesa, Mundo Novo, Typica
Altitude: 900-1700 masl
Proc. Method: Washed
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Olivia Hernandez and Ranulfo Lora Perez own Finca Santa Rosa and tend to its 200,000 coffee trees, all Arabica varieties including Bourbon, CR-95, Mundo Novo, Marsellesa, and Typica. They produce Washed coffees only, with a 30-hour fermentation time after depulping and a 1.5-day drying time on patios. Finca Santa Rosa produces from 180,000–300,000 kilograms of parchment coffee annually, though the farm has struggled wtih loss of yield due to coffee-leaf rust in the past few years.

The couple have been producing coffee for 39 years, and while the area of the farm has remained the same, the density of the coffee plants has increased considerably. Olivia says that coffee is a good represenation of the hard work and effort that the farmers contribute, and they hope to make the best coffees in the area by constantly improving and accepting feedback.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs