This type of Maragogype coffee is distinguished by extra-large coffee beans. They are up to 40% larger than common Arabica varieties and are commonly known as “elephant beans”. Sweet aroma of honey and caramel will pass to the first notes of balanced flavours of acidity and sweetness. This will later leave a long-lasting aftertaste of spicy herbs.
Surrounded by rich nature and a favourable climate of Nicaragua, farmers are growing exquisite kind of coffee beans. Mierisch family-owned coffee plantations are constantly experimenting with different types of coffee and different processing methods. Special attention is given to each coffee plant and each berry. The plantation is characterised by high environmental care. No chemicals are allowed within the distance of 5 meters from any water source, the water itself is thoroughly cleaned and reused for wet coffee bean processing. In addition, higher trees are planted for coffee plants to have shade and protection from wind, also they provide shelter for the local wildlife. All this allows a special taste of coffee to bloom.
Due to the exceptional quality and taste, this coffee is marked as Specialty. According to the SCA it scores 83 out of 100.
FARM: Fincas Mierisch
ALTITUDE: 1200-1500 m
ROAST PROFILE: Medium
TASTE PALATE: Honey, Caramel, Spices