Mexican Turquesa, or turquoise, takes its name from the precious blue-green gemstone admired by the Aztecs, Toltec and other early Mexican cultures.
Smallholder producers deliver to the San Cristobal de las Casas and Yajalón buying stations in northern Chiapas, to the east and northeast of Tuxla Gutiérrez region. The growing area, which runs between altitudes of 900 and 1,100 meters.
Roasted to a medium/light profile, characterized by large bean sizes and a round, balanced cup with a smooth body — an ideal morning cup, that has not even a hint of bitterness. Nuance aroma that is floral and tastes of milk chocolate, and a hint of sweet grape. Delicious!
Roasted dark brings up notes of semi sweet chocolate, with a much heavier body, still quite balanced and smooth.
Verietal: Bourbon, Caturra, Typica, and Catuai
Process: Washed, patio dried
Elevation: 1100 meters
Roast: - City (light medium) or full City + (dark)