Nicaragua Maragogype (Finca Las Nubes)
Altitude: 900 - 1150m
Characteristics: A well balanced, washed, medium roasted coffee. Notes of Milk Chocolate, blueberry, peach, candy-like. The sweetness of this coffee stands out in all brew methods.
Maragogype is a mutant variety of coffee bean. These abnormally large beans are sometimes known as elephant beans due to their large size!
Las Nubes are the third generation growing coffee. Starting with growing Caturras, Pacamaras, and Bourbon, and discovering the Java varieties, they grow microlots from the farm looking to a niche customer who likes enjoy a very good coffee with the best quality profile.
Finca Las Nubes is both a farm, a beneficio and the name of the group that represents their other farms. At 302 hectares and located in Fila Grande, Matagalpa, the farm and the varietal has seen them win awards in Cup Of Excellence.
At the time, Victor Robelo, the owner said he was “Very proud to represent our coffee and our people because, thanks to them, their commitment and work has been possible to have this very important achievement for our department and our team, I appreciate the effort of our production manager in Finca Jimmy Valenzuela and his technical body, engineer Ismael Gonzalez and all our team who have made this achievement possible.”
The beneficio is equipped with a low water consumption demucilager, and the run off from the channels the beans are transported by is turned in to a fertilizer and reused on the farm.