Flavor Notes: Nutty, Chocolate, White Grape
Region: Sierra de Las Minas, Guatemala, Central America
Growing Elevation: 1,850 MASL
Producer: Don Higinio Gomez
Cerro de Oro is located in the county of San Antonio La Paz in the department of El Progreso in Guatemala. Part of the mountain range known as Sierra de Las Minas. This is the highest non volcanic chain of mountains in Guatemala outside of the Huehuetenango Region.
This farm is owned and operated by Don Higinio Gómez and his wife doña Aura, who were among the first visionary farmers to transition into coffee over forty years ago. The farm has an extension of 35 hectares where yellow caturra, catuai, bourbon and castillo are grown under native forest shade. A micro climate of humid forest dominated by pine trees gives character to this coffee.
This lot is a washed process and is comprised of Yellow Caturra, Catuai and Bourbon.