El Salvador – Carlos Mendez – 250g

We’ve got a first with this one! This is the first time we’ve had a Custcatleco varietal in stock, and we’re pretty excited about it! It’s a new variety designed in El Salvador to be resistant to coffee leaf rust and some nematodes. The variety is family from the introgressed group ~ Sarchimor.

This coffee comes from Finca Los Cotuzos farm in El Salvador run by Carlos Mendez. The Mendez family specialty is the production of high quality coffee! Their farms are Located in the western region of El Salvador, department of Ahuachapan, between the towns of Apaneca and Ataco and at an altitude of 1,200 and 1,500 MASL.

Their coffee is cultivated strictly under the shade of native trees, Mendez family also has a water management program and they collect rain water to increase their sustainability.

This one is special, we cannot wait to share this with you!

Take a peek at our brew guides on how to get the best out of this great new bean.

Once roasted all our beans are sealed in our bags to maintain optimal freshness. If you would like we can open and grind the beans to your preferred setting. ie V60, French Press, Espresso. Just leave a note in the checkout cart and we will take care of the rest. 

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This El Salvadorian coffee is complex with notes of Dark blueberry, blackcurrant & ripe cherry!

The Roast – Light

Farm – Finca Los Cotuzos


Process – Natural

Altitude – 1350m

Picking Process – Selective Picking

Variety – Cuscatleco

Check out our Brew Guides here!

We also support the 20:20 Project, have a look at what they do!


Did You Know?

Ethiopia is the original home of coffee, first emerging from the country in the 9th Century!


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