La Pastora :: Costa Rica

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Cup Characteristics:  A dense structured acidity like ripe fig starts off this sweet cup. As it cools, texture and sweetness of butterscotch comes out, anchored by a dark cacao finish.

Producer // Multiple

Country // Costa Rica

Region // Tarrazu

Cultivar // Caturra, Catuai

Process // Wet-Process

Elevation // 1850-1900 Meters

Harvest // July - September

Sourcing Information:  Costa Rica La Pastora Tarrazu SHB EP GrainPro is produced by Cooperativa de Caficultores de Tarrazú RL (COOPETARRAZÚ), a cooperative that was founded in 1960 and now has over 3,200 members from Tarrazu, a canton in the province of San Jose, Costa Rica.  In 2004, COOPETARRAZÚ went through an organizational transformation bringing about five guiding principles for the cooperative: solidarity, transparency, sustainability, quality, and service. As part of their sustainable business model, COOPETARRAZÚ operates a profitable agriculture store and grocery store.  Cooperative members also have access to low interest loans and healthcare. COOPETARRAZÚ also strives to serve the community through environmental protection initiatives and migrant worker support programs.