Located in the volcanic soils of the highlands of the West Valley Region – Sumava de Lourdes has many farms carefully divided, El Chayote being one of them with unique microclimatic conditions presenting the characteristics of a unique terroir for the production of boutique coffees, definitely a blessed spot.
Finca Chayote , has both Atlantic and Pacific Ocean influence, with very low temperatures at night with misty and chilly mornings, it warms up during the day.
During the day, temperatures may rise to 24-25 degrees Celsius, with rain showers between May and November. Soil structure is volcanic and with deep penetration and well drained soils.
The ripening season is late, having the main reaping season in February and March, which is the most established dry and sunny season, enabling fully ripen cherries, it has plantings of San Roque Kenya, Geisha, Pacamara, Sidra, Orange Bourbon and Villa Sarchi.

Farm Information
  • Farm Name
    El Chayote Emma
  • Farmer
    Jennifer Castro Barquero
  • Altitude
  • Score
  • Rank
Lot Information
  • Year
  • Processing System
  • Variety
    San Roque Kenya SL-28
  • Overall
    Complex flavor, Creamy and bright acidity, Mild, Sweet, Sweet & Sugary
  • Aroma / Flavor
    Bittersweet Chocolate , Cacao Nibs , Milk Chocolate , Peach , Sweet , Berry, Brown Sugar, Chocolate, Clean, Dried Fruit, Honey, Juicy, Lemon, Lemon & Lime, Mild, Orange, Pear, Red Apple
  • Acidity
    Citric Acid, Citrus, Fruity, Lemon & Lime, Pear, Tangerine

Lourdes de Naranjo Valle Occidental Costa Rica


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