Huehuetenango is the northern most province of Guatemala near the Mexican border. In contradistinction to the Antigua, our other Guatemalan variety, the Huehuetenango is not a volcanic region. Instead coffee is grown in limestone soil in and around steep canyons that prevent dramatic swings in temperature.
The “Dulce Leonarda” hails from the Gustavo Mauricio Tello family estate, located in the La Libertad region near the small village of La Mesilla. A true SHB grade (Strictly Hard Bean) Guatemala arabica, the family produces an assortment of 100% shade grown Bourbon, Catuai and Caturra varietals, handpicks their cherries and operates their own wet mill right at the farm.
Cup Profile: mild acidity, syrupy sweet, dry, caramel yet with notes of lemony citrus