Three Marks | Guatemala – El Carisal 250g (Seasonal)
Producer: Carlos Durán Matias
Region: Mataquescuintla, Jalapa, Fraijanes
Altitude: 1600 – 1700 masl
Variety: Pacas, Caturra, Bourbon
Tasting Notes: Hazelnut, Cacao Nibs, Ripe Fruits.
This lot was processed in the wet mill that is part of the farm.
Carlos mentions that it may be a small mill, but it does fulfill all requirements for quality processing and selection.
All the coffee is sundried on patios.
Carlos Durán Matias inherited the farm with his brothers and sisters, but he is the one who manages it.
It is one of the oldest farms in this zone and started with a size of 20 manzanas (approx. 14 hectares) and has grown to the current size of 31 hectares. It is characterized by its quality varieties such as Typica, Bourbon and Caturra, Carlos explains.
There is a great diversity of production of the farm as he has fruit trees and trees he grows as wood production.