NICARAGUA: San Ignacio - Single Origin - Microlot SHG (RFA) - 100% Arabica

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  • Producer: Julio & Octavio Peralta
    Acidity SCA Score: 86.75
    Certifications: RFA
    Varietal: Catuai


    Tasting notes: Creamy, butterscotch, cherry, almond, chocolate

    Although we're no stranger to Central American, this is only our second venture to Nicaragua for this cracking SHG (strictly high-grown) coffee. A carefully cultivated microlot from the Peralta Estate via the San Ignacio farm, this coffee has RFA certification and a creamy mouthfeel rounded off with nectarine and chocolate notes.

    All you coffee lovers b-b-better make a b-b-b-line for this b-b-b-beauty.


    Rin recommends: a pour-over brew method to highlight the subtleties of this incredible single origin. Perfect for Aeropress / Chemex

  • Nicaragua – San Ignacio

    Producer: Julio & Octavio Peralta
    Acidity SCA Score 86.75
    Lake Nicaragua Farm: San Ignacio
    Farm size: 80 hectares
    Region: Dipilto, Nueva Segovia
    Processing: Natural Grade: SHG Screen Size: 15+
    Growing & Processing Alititude: 1,100 masl Certifications:
    Certifications: RFA
    Varietal: Catuai
    Soil: sandy-loam
    Harvest: December - February

    Tasting notes: Creamy, butterscotch, cherry, almond, chocolate


    The Art of Production
    This coffee is a natural process. Coffee is selected and harvested then laid out to dry In cherry for a total of 28 days, 22 days on outdoor raised beds and 6 days undercover. The coffee is turned regularly throughout the day and covered at night to protect from moisture. This coffee is processed at the San Ignacio Mill in Mozonte, near Ocatal in Nueva Segovia. The mill manager Mayerling Escoto has specific responsibility for all the processing at this microlot-only mill.

    The Region
    The San Ignacio farm is situated in the Dipilto, Nueva Segovia Region of Nicaragua, close to the Honduras border. The farm is nestled within lush dense forest and rolling hills, making this prime specialty coffee country. Nicaragua has a long history with coffee but over the past few years has become increasingly well known for top specialty coffee, due to th einfluence of producers like Julio and Octavio.

    The Producers
    The Peralta Family coffee growing history goes back to the beginning of the 20th century, but it was only in 2008 that they started focusing on developing new ways to market their coffees to international specialty coffee markets. We are privileged to have known the Peraltas for several years and admire the attitude and values that have led to top specialty preperations. We are delighted to bring their microlots and special preperations to Europe.

This year we won a Great Taste Award and are a National Finalist in the Rural Business Awards

Rinaldo's is so much more than speciality coffee and fine tea. We offer all manner equipment and training solutions. The sourcing of our materials and products is ethical and fully traceable. Our packaging is 100% plastic and foil-free. We love what we do. We're highly skilled, yet always eager to learn more from you. We have so much fun at work. How cool is that?