Guatemala Lazaro Constanza

Guatemala Lazaro Constanza

Regular price $21.50

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Notes: Red Apple, Honeysuckle & Nougat

Origin: La Libertad, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Farm: Agua Dulce
Importer: Shared Source
Processing: Fully Washed
Altitude: 1900 masl
Harvest Year: 2022
Varieties: Caturra & Bourbon

We are proud to once again offer coffee from producer Lazaro Constanza for 2022. Lazaro comes from a multi generational line of coffee producers and his plot was first acquired by his grandfather in 1975. After years gaining experience farming, Mr. Constanza transitioned the plot to focus on producing and processing high quality coffee.

Lazaro prefers to pick the cherries at full ripeness and trains his workers to ensure only ripe cherries make their way to the processing site. Once the cherries arrive for processing, they are dumped into a concrete tank and left to ferment for about 36 hours. After the cherry ferment, the coffee is stripped of its flesh and returned to a tank with fresh water to ferment for another 20 hours. Once fermentation is complete, the coffee makes its way through a series of channels for density sorting. Ideal soil and intentional farming practices contribute to the heightened vibrancy of this coffee and make this a perfect showcase for how delicious coffee from Guatemala can be.