Bastilla farm is situated approximately 20 kilometres away from Jinotega. The farm covers 311 hectares, of which 160 hectares are currently dedicated to the production of coffee, with the potential of 190 hectares being used in this way.
The remaining areas are mostly primary forests and administrative areas, in addition to a general agricultural area used by La Bastilla Agricultural Technical School.
Flavour Profile of Nicaragua Finca La Bastilla
This coffee has recently been rewarded with a Cup of Excellence, which puts the La Bastilla coffee in the top 2-3% of all speciality coffees entered into the competition.
The Caturra, as well as Yellow and Red Catuai varietals, are also 100% Arabica, Speciality Single Origin Coffee.
Coffee Grown in Nicaragua
An estate located in the midst of a mountainous natural reserve, all cherries are handpicked according to the microclimates of each individual farm, to maximise their potential.
The farm’s altitude ranges from 1,050 to 1,450 masl. La Bastilla Farm has been certified by the Rainforest Alliance since 2003 and has a continuous program of improvement.
The coffee is grown in volcanic soils, deep in a mountainous natural reserve.
The estate also houses a fully vertically integrated processing system, to allow for precise differentiation and sorting of each bean.
Due to its altitude and natural conditions, La Bastilla produces a quality of coffee that is well balanced, with a good body and aroma.
The Gentlemen Baristas
The coffee sold at The Gentlemen Baristas is single origin coffee, which means it is a coffee that’s sourced from one single producer, crop, or region in one country.
Their new roastery under the railway arches in Shadwell, East London is looked after by Ben Arthur. They also regularly feature guest roasters and have released their own brand of coffee, now sold in the famous London department store Harvey Nichols.
The staff at The Gentlemen Baristas focuses solely on the customer experience — and they want to make sure that from the moment you enter until the time you leave, you are met with a comfort like no other.
Not only that, but you will find yourself amused at the British uniqueness of each coffee because many of them are named after classically British hats.
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