Valle de Panchoy in Antigua, Guatemala
Coffea Arabica, Bourbon
Retana is located in Valle de Panchoy, Antigua Guatemala. Fernando Cofiño is growing this coffee at 1500 meters above sea level. In addition to the Bourbon that this lot is comprised of, he grows the Caturra and Typica varieties.
The Guacalate river runs through the farm that has been owned by the family since 1932. Social and environmental responsibility is important to the family, who currently employs and houses about 20 families - offering electricity and water facilities in addition to an allocated plot of land each to grow food crops and a school for the children. Also, reforestation is an important project for the owners of Retana.
Aromas of stone fruits and a round and mellow mouthfeel. A well balanced coffee with flavours of black tea, milk chocolate and orange peel.