SANTA CRUZ 1kg @ $68/kg

SANTA CRUZ 1kg @ $68/kg



Arrived September 15, 2020

Forward has 200kg this Washed Geisha, from Finca Santa Cruz

Ten (10) kgs of have been booked by Prototype Coffee in Vancouver, British Columbia

The Argüello Enriquez family are the owners of Finca Santa Cruz, a COE winning farm, located near the Biofera del Triunfo bio-reserve.

Pepe Jose Argüello Enriquez, the youngest member of the family took over the farm four years ago and decided to put his efforts into specialty coffee, to demonstrate Mexico's capability of providing great coffee to the world. He has successfully achieved the goal of putting his Mexican coffee amongst some of the best quality coffees on the planet.

In 2019, Finca Santa Cruz was awarded the highest score ever in the history of the Cup of Excellence Mexico, with a 93.04 for a natural Geisha. 

Forward has the privilege of working with Julio and Daniela of La Nacional Coffee to bring in top lots from Santa Cruz in Mexico, as well as supporting the logistics of other offerings Forward has purchased. This elegant, complex washed Geisha from Chiapas, is on consignment, and for assisting in sales and marketing, Forward receives 10% of the sale price, with the remaining 90% going to La Nacional.


Variety: Geisha
Price per kilogram: 38.00 USD FOB
Process: Washed
Total kilos available: 80 kg
Harvest date: January 2020
Fermentation: 36 hour whole cherry aerobic fermentation followed by 24 hour mucilage fermentation, both in ceramic tiled tanks
Drying time: 1 day dried in direct sun on raised beds, followed by 22 days in shaded raised bed
Drying temperature: 32 °C Max. - 15 °C Min.  
Altitude: 1360 - 1750masl
Region: La Concordia, Chiapas
Rainfall:  1966 mm/year
Humidity: 40 – 50%

Stabilized: 85 days