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Limited Edition

Costa Rica Las Lajas SHB

Sweet nougat, malt, stone fruit & candied orange

$64.00

Overview

“One of the most outstanding Single Origins I’ve tasted after 26 years in the coffee industry” - Merlo Coffee Head Roaster.

A truly exceptional coffee bean featuring flavours of sweet nougat, malt, stone fruit and candied orange. The strawberry aroma precedes a smooth, buttery and balanced body, crisp green apple and apricot acidity and a sweet, fruity aftertaste. 

In the heart of the Central Valley coffee growing region, the town of Sabana Rodonda, Alajuela is home to the Las Lajas mill. Owned and managed by husband and wife duo Oscar and Francisca Chacón, they are dedicated to producing only the very highest quality microlot coffees. Along with the mill, the family owns 8 farms in the surrounding area between the altitudes of 1,300 and 1,550 metres above sea level - totalling over 30 hectares of coffee.

Overview:

Origin: Costa Rica.

Region: Alajuela, Central Valley.

Producer: Oscar & Francisca Chacón.

Varietal: Caturra, Catuai, Villa Sarchi, Bourbon, SL28.

Process: Natural.

Altitude: 1300 - 1550 masl.

Please note, this coffee is roasted to order. 

Tasting Notes

Flavour

Sweet nougat
Malt
Stone fruit
Candied orange

Aroma

Strawberry

Finish

Sweet
Fruity

Acidity

Crisp green apple
Apricot

Body

Smooth
Buttery
Balanced