• Small batch Guatemalan coffee with notes of apple, lime, and caramel - Coffea Roasterie
  • Guatemala Luis "Wicho" Valdez III
  • Guatemala Luis "Wicho" Valdez III

Guatemala Luis "Wicho" Valdez III

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We’re happy to once again offer a brilliant coffee from producer Luis ‘Wicho’ Valdez and his farm Santa Isabel. Wicho is well known for producing great quality coffee and this year doesn’t disappoint. Expect crisp apple, bright citrus, and a round caramel body.

Region: Coban, Guatemala

Elevation: 1400-1600 masl

Varietal: Caturra, Bourbon, Catuai

Processing: Washed

Tasting Notes: Honeycrisp, Lime, Caramel

Wicho runs the Valdez family farm, which has been in the family for almost 150 years. He has successfully made it into an operation known for excellent practices and the highest quality coffees. Wicho has implemented practices that use shade and specific pruning schedules to give each tree the appropriate amount of light and air to grow to its fullest possible production. 40 people work there year-round, as well as 500 seasonal employees. Fair wages and earning potential keep them returning year after year. So says Wicho, “We really, really love coffee. That’s what we do.”

Our coffee bags are now recyclable - just return your used bag to any of our cafés and we'll take care of the rest.

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