This Nicaragua SHG EP Aribica is grown by small holders and is really showing itself to be a solid performer bringing really great body, some interesting cup notes and a well rounded profile. Strictly High Grown (SHG) specifies the altitude at which the coffee is grown, the high altitude and lower temperatures mean the coffee fruits matures slowly, creating a denser bean. The EP stands for European preparation and a minimum screens size 15+ with low defect tolerance.
Chocolatey and sweet like raisin with a clean aftertaste, good body and medium acidity.
Country - Nicaragua
Region - Matagalapa/Jinotega
Variety - Caturra and Bourbon
Altitude - 1200 meters above sea level
Process - Washed
Certifications - Fairtrade, Organic, SHG (Strictly High Grown), EP (European Prepared)
This is a unroasted coffee.