Process: Washed Variety: Robusta
Ecuador Hacienda Denise - Robusta
Creamy vanilla, chocolate, caramel and dried berries. An excellent example of specialty-grade Robusta, ideal for those looking to try something different, whether by espresso or french press.
Hacienda Denise was started by the Bustamante family in 1987 and named after their Daughter Denise, who now as an adult helps manage coffee operations. Originally the farm had livestock and cacao. After experimenting with robusta coffee they found it thrived in their rich Equatorial soils.
They are a cutting edge operation experimenting with dozens of robusta clones to find those with the best yield, cup and disease resistance characteristics for their growing area.
Quite uniquely most of their coffee is fermented using a pectin-reducing enzyme -Granozyme to accelerate the natural fermentation process.
This option is currently sold out.
- Continent: South America
- Country: Ecuador
- Farm: Hacienda Denise
- Process: Washed
- Region: Guayas Province
- Variety: Robusta
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