A top notch new crop Mexican arrival!
We have been waiting patiently (well, not so patient for some) for a stellar new crop lot of Mexican and it has finally arrived!
This coffee is sourced from Calguera Gomez who organizes thirty seven surrounding family-owned farms located within the municipality of San Agustín Loxicha in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Coffee producers use their own micro-mill to process harvested cherries, which allows for meticulous care in depulping, fermenting, and drying the coffee. Coffee is cultivated on farms that average 10 to 24 acres in size. The Calguera Gomez company aims to organize and support producers with access to the best agricultural practices and consequently pays high prices for higher quality coffee production.
Tasting Notes: A great daily drinker! A clean cup, works well from light to dark. Lighter roasts show some nice citric acidity with hints of caramel, some nuttiness, and fade more into a bittersweet chocolaty tone. Too light though and those caramel tones can come off a little woody, so it’s good to get it around a city +. Medium roasts are an easy sweet spot, a bit more chocolaty with lower acidity. Darker roasts are full of bakers chocolate and smoke, a bit rough and tumble.
Roasting Notes: This cup will appeal to both light and dark roast fans. Clean enough for a jazzy light roast, interesting and strong at the darker roasts. Medium roasts really bring forth the nice chocolaty factor and it’s accentuated even more into the darker roasts. Medium chaff and even roasting. A little extra setup time can smooth out a subtle sour edge.