RYE. TOFFEE CRISP. PASSIONFRUIT.
Pop your head above the clouds with this microlot coffee from Finca Las Nubes. In Spanish speaking Nicaragua this roughly transliterates to ‘cloud forest’ - acknowledging the suspension of water droplets floating in the sky at sunrise. Founders Neil and Chris remarked on their Latin American coffee expedition that Matagalpa in Nicaragua was ‘one of the truly special coffee places in the world’. A sparkling rendition of what is available in the flavour spectrum awaits you in this cup. Like a rainbow.
Finca Las Nubes
The Full Story
The variety of arabica here is steeped in history and makes for quite astonishing botany. Java Abisinia is a selection from one or more Ethiopian landraces [indigineous heirloom varieties] of coffea arabica. Records indicate that what we know as Java was selected from a few mother trees in Ethiopia by the Dutch coffee researcher P.J.S. Cramer in 1928. He sent seeds to Java where the plants flourished and showed resistance to leaf rust where other arabica varieties had faltered. The cultivar is referred to as abyssinia or abisinia, the name of Ethiopia at the time. This true cultivar was eventually taken to Central America where it flourishes in the subtropical climate.