We’re happy to present to you our latest Lantern Collection premium offering.
Upon cupping this fine coffee, we found it to have interesting floral notes of
violet, rose, and hibiscus. With a touch of bergamot that will remind you of
the flavor of Earl Grey tea, this coffee is unusual and very nice.
Searching for the ideal micro-climate to produce exceptional coffees, Francisco
Montenegro Girón found the Vizcaya farm. The processes applied there are 100%
friendly to the environment, minimizing the impact.
The coffee cherries are manually selected, then pre-fermented for 24 hours before
being de-pulped and moved to sunlit patios and/or raised beds to dry. The coffee
(in parchment) is constantly monitored and raked into a thin layer to achieve
Owned by the Montenegro family since the 1980’s, the Vizcaya estate contributes
to the preservation of forests and is an important natural work resource for
families in nearby areas. Additionally, the farm contributes to the environment
by maintaining 50 beehives.
Available only for a limited time.
Region: Mataquescuintla, Jalapa
Producer: Francisco Quezada Montenegro, “Chespi”
Altitude: 4,300 – 6,500 alt.
Variety: Red bourbon
Process: Honey process