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El Salvador Las Nubes Coffee

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Chocolates And Sugars Flavours / Notes
Chocolate & SugarsChoc & Sugars
Fruity Flavours / Notes
Fruits
Apricot Cherry Cocoa
Flavours & Notes
Quick Details
Origin(s): El Salvador
Smooth
Brightness of Flavours
Crisp
Balanced & Pleasing
Bright & Crisp
Smooth & Gentle
Thin
Mouthfeel
Full Bodied
Creamy & Silky
Delicate & Thin
Medium Balanced
Balance of Flavours
Well Balanced
Coffee Specification
Roast Profile: Omniroasted for both filter and espresso
Processing Method: Washed
Cupping Score: You can score this one...
More Information
Does this include caffeine? Yes, this product contains caffeine
Is this coffee available as pre-ground? Yes, pre-ground options available
Are there any specific product benefits? Organic Certified
El Salvador Las Nubes Coffee

The coffees from the Salaverria family are some of our all time favourites and this marks the seventh consecutive year we have purchased coffee processed at their Las Cruces mill. Versatile, smooth and sweet, Las Nubes is a small selection of Red Bourbon and perfectly suited to a trusty Aeropress, cafetiere or batch brew.

Las Nubes is a unique plot separation within the much larger San Francisco estate. Set on the mountain range of Apaneca Ilamatepec, San Francisco is one of the JASAL groups 3 farms with all harvested cherries then delivered into their central processing mill, Las Cruces.

Here the coffees are meticulously sorted and each lot is traceable to unique hillsides and sectors of the farm. We last visited back in 2016 and were amazed at this methodical approach to processing whilst still managing an impressive volume.

Now into their 6th generation of coffee history, the JASAL daily operations have always been a family affair and are now overseen by brothers Jose Antonio and Andres Salaverria. Their commitment to community initiatives is an obvious part of maintaining their loyal full time staff with education, housing and free healthcare offered. In a time when many producers are struggling with leaf rust and profitability, the Salaverria’s are also investing in environmental measures with much of their production Rain Forest Certified and organic fertilisers used to regenerate their farms.

Picked at an intensely red ripeness these red bourbon cherries are then honey processed with beans pulped from their cherry and then transferred straight to drying beds with a thin coating of fruity mucilage still intact. Dried over the following two weeks the resulting coffee is comparatively cleaner than a natural with a more intense body than washed versions. With smooth tasting notes of cocoa butter, apricot and praline we think this finds the perfect balance.

  • Flavour Profile - Cocoa Butter, Apricot, Praline
  • Origin - El Salvador
  • Region - Santa Ana
  • Variety - Bourbon
  • Altitude - 1,500 - 1,700 masl
  • Processing - Honey
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