El Salvador - Finca El Retiro Microlot - Red Bourbon Honey Process
This is a honey processed, red bourbon coffee from Finca El Retiro in Canton Buenos Aires, El Salvador.
Finca El Retiro was founded in 1927 by Fernando Alberto Pacas Figueroa, and has since been passed between four generations, where it is now managed by Alberto and his family.
The farm is continually pushing the boundaries to improve quality, mixing traditional best practice with cutting edge quality control systems and techniques. Coffee at the farm grows under the canopy of shade made of indigenous tree varieties such as the balsam and ingas.
Finca El Retiro employs 24 permanent workers and provides seasonal work for 105 temporary workers at the peak of harvest. Free medical care is offered to all the farm's employees.
Region: El Salvador
Sub-region: Canton Buenos Aires, El Retiro Volcano
Farm Name: Finca El Retiro
Producer Type: Single Estate
Processing: Honey Processed
Plant Species: Arabica
Coffee Grade SHG
Growing Altitude: 1400 masl
Cupping Notes: This coffee displays sweetness, blueberry, raspberry, caramel and almond.