CUBAN CRYSTAL VALLEY COFFEE

Cuban Crystal Valley Coffee
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This coffee is grown in the Escambray Mountains where the soil is rich in quartz and mica crystals, hence the name. Characteristics noted include: Intensely aromatic, elegant, delicately sweet, creamy, notes of walnuts and caramel, cacao, sweet tobacco, cedar wood, brown sugar, leaving a cocoa butter coating in the mouth. The unique terroir, mild climate and frequent rains, form an ideal microclimate for growing this rare and outstanding coffee. The varieties planted are Typica, Bourbon, Villalobos and Isla 6-14. It is a wet-processed coffee, like many of the finest coffees from the Americas. Artisan roasted in our 2kg micro-coffee roaster.
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This coffee is grown in the Escambray Mountains where the soil is rich in quartz and mica crystals, hence the name. The micro-region El Sopapo-Cuatro Vientos is in the heart of Cuba where the coffee is grown at the altitude of 800 metres. The mineral-rich soil gives this coffee a distinctive quality. Characteristics that are noted by professional coffee cuppers include: Intensely aromatic, elegant, delicately sweet, creamy, notes of walnuts and caramel, cacao, sweet tobacco, cedar wood, brown sugar, leaving a cocoa butter coating in the mouth. The unique terroir, mild climate and frequent rains, form an ideal microclimate for growing this rare and outstanding coffee. The varieties planted are Typica, Bourbon, Villalobos and Isla 6-14. It is a wet-processed coffee, like many of the finest coffees from the Americas. This coffee is purchased from the Crystal Mountain co-operative. As the terrain is difficult to farm the cherries are handpicked. Cuban coffee is a low volume coffee with the difficult political climate making export a challenge too. Did you know due to the U.S embargo on Cuban products you cannot pay for this coffee using PayPal!

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