The Cup: Tangy, with notes of graham cracker, honey, chocolate and sweet, creamy toffee
Mauro Hernandez Moreno, is the owner of Finca La Chiripa in the town of Puerto Rico in the Chiapas region. Mauro is a member of the CESMACH cooperative in Chiapas. This farm is a total of 5 hectares of which 4 are planted in coffee. The farm is certified organic and has a mix of shade trees helps create a growing environment conducive to quality production.
Coffee is harvested at peak ripeness, depulpled the same day, and fermented dry for a period of 24 hours. Once fermentation is complete, the coffee is washed twice and moved to a concrete patio where it is dried for an average of 5 days, depending on the weather.
Farm: Finca La Chiripa
Variety: Bourbon, Mondo Novo, Rancho Bonito, Caturra
Certifications: USDA Organic, Fair Trade Certified
Harvest Schedule: February - March
Altitude: 1400 masl