La Cumbre | Orange Bourbon Natural | El Salvador
Part of on ongoing Producer series of microlots by Emilio Lopez Diaz.
We Nitrogen Flush all of our coffee when bagging for an inert shelf stable environment by locking freshness inside for up to 6 weeks prior to opening.
Producer: Emilio Lopez Diaz
Farm: La Cumbre
Mill: El Manzano
Region: Santa Ana, Apaneca-Illamatepec
Varietal: Orange Bourbon
Altitude: 1500 - 1550 masl
Emilio Lopez Diaz is a truly special coffee producer from a family that has grown coffee for six generations in the rich volcanic soil of Santa Ana. Today, Emilio overseas a vertically integrated operation with multiple farms and export operations in El Salvador & Brazil as well as roasting and cafe operations in the United States. In 2018, Emilio won 1st & 2nd place in the Cup Of Excellence El Salvador in his first ever entry!
We've been buying from a relatively newer farm project of Emilio's - Finca Ayutepeque for the past 3 years, a coffee that shines in our Profiler Blend and this year we commited to a wide variety of micro-lots from El Manzano and truly reap the rewards in the cup of his meticulous approach. Emilio is a strong innovator in his processing techniques utilising stainless steel vats for his washed fermentation coffees. This Washed Geisha lot showcases what the variety is famous for with a stonefruit sweetness, vibrant citrus acidity and huge floral aromas. Emilio also grows a wide varietal of other exotic varietals including SL-28, Geisha, Yellow Bourbon, Catuai, Ethiopian sourced varietals & Pacamara.