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Coffee of the Month April 2022 - Costa Rica Amapola Tarrazu

Coffee of the Month April 2022 - Costa Rica Amapola Tarrazu

Kiara Maher |

Crossing the picturesque passes just south of the Central Valley, we uncover Tarrazú. The word "Tarrazú" itself is derived from the ancient Huetar Indian tribe that once inhabited this zone. Amapola grows on these steep slopes in the regions of Los Frailes and Bustamante.

The perpetual springs provided by the proximity to the Pacific Ocean are major factors that contribute to this high quality coffee. Needless to say, the region has a very strong coffee culture and is proud of being the forbearer of quality, providing one of the best coffees in the world.  

The natural beauty of the region has triumphed over environmental adversities. Those involved in the growing and milling process are deeply committed to protecting their environment and to preserve the crystal clear rivers and scenic valleys.


Coffee Notes:

Flavours - nutty
Aroma - floral
Body - creamy
Acidity - pronounced

Perfect For: 

Espresso based drinks. aeropress, filter coffees.

Coffee finer details...

Country: Costa Rica
Region: Tarrazú
Altitude: 1,350 m above sea level
Varietal: Caturra, Catuai
Harvesting Period: December - February
Processing: Washed, drum dried

Try our Costa Rica Amapola Tarrazu Here

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