Specialty

GILBERTO BARAONA

El Salvador

GILBERTO BARAONA

Country El Salvador
Region Tecapa Chinameca
Farm Los Pirineos
Varietal Pacamara
Process red honey
Profile raspberry, lemon & floral

 

Gilberto Baraona has won the of Cup of Excellence in El Salvador 15 times, 6 of which were in the top ten. Los Pirineos is located at the top of the Tecapa Volcano and has been the experimental ground for several new varietal projects, such as the Central America F1 variety. Gilberto has a seed garden of 69 varieties and is a verified seed distributor for World Coffee Research. He has the largest coffee seed bank in private hands in El Salvador and is constantly testing and exploring new options for unique cup character. Gilberto’s obsession with quality means he pays well above the legal minimum wages to all his staff. Due to the training and support he offers even his temporary staff are consistent from year to year. Gilberto’s dedication to quality is uncompromising. After harvesting the pacamara, the coffee is pulped leaving the full mucilage remaining. It is then transferred to raised beds in the sun. This gives the coffee it’s sweetness and ripe fruity character.

CHF 11.90