Los Pirineos is a well known family business with over 130 years of tradition in specialty coffee. The farm takes its name from the Pyrenees mountain range between France and Spain and is located on the slopes of the Tecapa volcano. Gilberto Baraona was the head of the family and is a true icon in the coffee industry. He won numerous awards in the world of specialty coffee (El Salvador coffee farmer of the year 2018, 17 cup of excellence awards). Today Diego and Fabiola, his children, have taken over the activities of their father who tragically died of Covid in June 2020.
Los Pirineos covers 80 hectares, coffee is grown on 60 hectares and 10 hectares of wild forest is preserved. They cultivate many varieties such as Red Bourbon, Yellow Bourbon, Tekisic, Pacas, Pacamara, Colombia, Catisic, Icatu, Laurina etc.
This coffee is honey processed, which means it is not natural or washed. Just a part of the cherry is removed before it is dried as a natural. This results in a coffee with the clarity of a washed and the sweetness of a natural. It is a harmonious cup with fruity notes such as plum and grape, but also sweet notes such as caramel, almond and brown sugar.
|Flavour Notes||Orange, Blue Grape, Brown Sugar|