Altitude: 1400 MASL
Hacienda Aquiares has 1,667 acres planted with coffee, mixed with native shade trees, while 381 acres (150 hectares) are protected natural forest. Hacienda Aquiares, the largest coffee farm in Costa Rica, lies on the beautiful and fertile slopes of the Turrialba volcano, and is nestled between the Aquiares and Turrialba Rivers. Hacienda Aquiares has been certified by the Rainforest Alliance. This ecolabel ensures that forests are protected, rivers, soils and wildlife conserved, and workers treated with respect, paid fairly, properly equipped and given access to education and medical care.
Tasting notes: This coffee is full of juicy red berries with a medium body and slightly higher acidity. Towards the end this coffee delivers an almond hint and a long finish. Its great to enjoy black or if you’re making a flat white it comes out extra sweet.