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About Costa Rica Don Oscar 1800 Tarrazu Micro-Lot2022 new crop coffee, that arrived in grainpro bags for freshness. This is a direct import coffee.
- Farm Name: 1800
- Producers: Brothers Solis Blanco
- Coffee Region: Tarrazu Micro
- Region: San Marcos
- Terroir: Bajo Canet
- Varietal: Red Catuai
- Process: Fully Washed aka White Honey
- Altitude (meters): 1800 / 5,905 feet
- Plant Age (avg.): 10 years
- Soil Type: Rocky, volcanic
- Micro Mill Name: Don Oscar
- Representative: Alejandro Solis B.
- Wet Mill Name: Don Oscar
- Dry Mill Name: The Coffee Factory
Costa Rica coffee facts:
Population (2006): 4.1 million People
Coffee Production: 1.7 million bags (60 kg)
Country bag capacity: 150 pounds
Domestic Consumption: 380,000 bags
Coffee Export: 1,320,000 bags
Cultivated Area: 82,500 Hectares (203,775 acres)
September to February
Arabica Introduced: Coffee was first introduced into Costa Rica in 1779 from Cuba. First exportation was in 1820.
Farms: About 32,000, over half are small farms (less than 1 hectare).
Specialty Coffee Regions: Tarrazu, Tres Rios, Central
Valley, Pacific Central, South Pacific
Botanical Varietals: Mondo Nuevo, Hibredo/Tico, Villa Sarchi, Geisha, Caturra, Catui
Comments: Coffee is grown in Costa Rica on both the Atlantic and Pacific slopes at altitudes between 1600 and 5400 feet. The highest grade is called Strictly Hard Bean, grown at elevations over 3900 feet. Costa Rica produces some exceptional coffees, renowned for their brilliance, balance and complexity.