Finca la Merced has an excellent flavor and is one of my favorite coffees. While it is splendid alone, I find that creamers seem to be perfectly blended when added.
Finca La Merced - Guatemala
Cup Characteristics: Lively and sweet, with a buttery caramel aroma turning into a cherry apricot finish.
Near the town of San Martin Jilotepeque, Guatemala, the Ortega family grow these Bourbon trees 1800 meters above sea level. The cherries are processed in the traditional washed process, de-pulped to remove the skin of the fruit before they are soaked for approximately 24 hours to ferment and loosen the sticky mucilage that surrounds the bean.
Process: Washed and sundried
Altitude: 1,800 meters
Harvest Period: December through April
Acidity: Lively and Sweet
93 Points - COFFEE REVIEW 2017
90 Points - COFFEE REVIEW 2015