SPOTLIGHT COFFEE

MEXICO
BELLAVISTA
POR MÁS CAFÉ PROJECT

Por Más Café is a collaborative effort between Exportadora de Café California, FIRA (a Federal Government Institution for agricultural credits) and other government institutions and sponsors. The initiative aims to bring increased yields, innovative farming methods and more sustainable livelihoods to all coffee farmers. Their aim is that all participants: coffee producers, government and other entities, contribute to the renew coffee plantations in order to produce more coffee in Mexico.

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Por Más Café offers training in modern farming techniques, including disease control and access to high-yield and disease-resistant plants, as well as access to seedlings, fertilizer, certification practises, financing and education, which is repaid in coffee. The programme also educates about and encourages ecological farming practices to help prevent damage to the surrounding landscape & wildlife.

The programme was created in 2015, in response to the roya (leaf rust) crisis. The producers have thrived within the programme—improving their yields, their cup quality and the financial viability of their farms and ultimately their families for years to come.

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Origin: Mexico

Region: Chiapas

Estate: Bellavista

Varietal: Bourbon, Caturra, Catimor

Growing Altitude: 1,600–1,800 masl

Characteristics: Strictly High Grown

Harvest: December–March

Certification: Social Project:
Smallholder Estates supported by the Por Más Café Project

Processing: Washed

Cupping Score: 82+

Tasting Notes: Exceptional quality coffee with chocolate aromas and a citrus acidity. Well balanced and moreish with delicate nutty tones, a delicious coffee perfect for both espresso & filter, any time of the day.

Moisture Content: 9.3%

SBR REVIEW

Each and every one of our spotlight coffees gets put through the paces of our tasting team. Our coffee gurus will roast, grind, dose and brew this coffee in a number of different ways to get the very best out of it, so that we can share this with you.  

TASTE PANEL COMMENTS:

"Bold body with notes of chocolate, caramel, biscuit & nuts.

Great as a filter and also pairs perfectly with milk -

ideal if you want big punchy flavours from a medium roast."

Best Roast Profile :  SBR ROAST PROFILE 3

Best Brew Method :  Chemex

Best Beverage : Black filter

Most Distinctive Flavour Notes: Caramel

SBR STAR RATING

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