Guatemala Santa Rosa Reserva Especial
Guatemala SHB EP Santa Rosa Reserva
The rich volcanic soils of the Santa Rosa valleys located in the South Central region of Guatemala. The Central Highlands of the country are ideal for coffee cultivation due to high altitudes and rich soil from surrounding volcanoes. The climate allows the coffee to mature slowly, which is said to concentrate the coffee beans flavors. The coffee grown in the Santa Rosa region boasts a balanced cup with chocolate notes.
Sweet Buttery Body
SHB (Strictly Hard Bean):
Specifies that the coffee was grown at an altitude above 1350 meters. This term is also synonymous with SHG/Strictly High Grown; this classification is higher than HB.
EP (European Preparation)
Specifies that the raw beans are all hand sorted to remove any defective beans and foreign material. SHB EP which is the highest grade a Guatemalan Coffee can receive.