Miguel Angel Ruiz
ORIGIN: LA LEONA, HONDURAS
ALTITUDE: 1,650 MASL
NOTES: WHITE GRAPE, LIME, PINE, CHOCOLATE
This coffee comes from the La Leona region in Honduras, a micro region of Santa Barbara. This 2.1 hectare farm grows both the Pacas variety, as well as the Parainema variety. Parainema. This is a Sarchimor created by IHCAFÉ, Honduras’ national coffee association, and it crosses Timor Hybrid with Villa Sarchi. According to World Coffee Research (WCR), it has a “good” cup quality and large bean size.
This variety is resistant to coffee leaf rust, and unlike other disease resistant varieties, who's cup quality is usually poor, this variety won the COE (Cup of Excellence) in 2015! This coffee is grown on a farm that is only four years old, typically coffee trees this young do not produce great tasting coffee, but this coffee proves that isn't always the case, and has produced this super tasty coffee!