Nicaragua Buena Esperanza

Date - Raspberry - Guava - Orange - Crisp green acidity - Silky body

R179.00R650.00

Our single origin coffees are all packed into 250g bags straight from the roaster. For optimal freshness, if you select 1kg of a single-origin coffee, it will be shipped as 4x250g bags. Our blends and decaf are packed into both 250g and 1kg bags.

The grind size you select affects the extraction of your coffee. Unlike when purchasing pre-ground, we give you a wide range of choices to optimize the flavour of your coffee. Please select the brewing method you use and we will grind at the best setting for it. If you want more information reach out to us on our Live Chat for assistance.

Origin  Nicaragua, Matagalpa
Flavours  Date, Raspberry, Guava, Orange, crisp green acidity, silky body
Body  Silky
Acidity  Crisp green
Roast  light
Brewing  Aeropress, siphon, plunger, espresso & milk, v60

Owners Ramiro Ortiz and his family
Altitude 1100 – 1200masl
Varietals Marsellesa
Processing  Natural carbonic maceration

Our single origin coffees are all packed into 250g bags straight from the roaster. For optimal freshness, if you select 1kg of a single-origin coffee, it will be shipped as 4x250g bags.  
Our blends and decaf are packed into both 250g and 1kg bags. 

Buena Esperanza: Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Nestled in Matagalpa, Nicaragua’s lush, verdant hills lies Buena Esperanza, a hidden gem renowned for its extraordinary coffee farms. This region, with its fertile soil, ideal climate, and dedicated farmers, produces some of the finest coffee beans in the world. Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or simply a lover of rich, aromatic brews, Buena Esperanza offers a unique and unforgettable experience.

The Heart of Coffee Country

Matagalpa, often called the “Pearl of the North,” is the heart of Nicaragua’s coffee country. The area’s high elevation, consistent rainfall, and moderate temperatures create the perfect conditions for growing high-quality Arabica coffee. Buena Esperanza, situated within this region, benefits from these optimal growing conditions, allowing it to produce coffee rich in flavour and complexity.

Sustainable and Traditional Farming Practices

Shade-grown coffee is common in Buena Esperanza, where coffee plants are grown under a canopy of trees. This method not only produces beans with a more nuanced flavour but also helps protect the environment by preserving biodiversity and reducing soil erosion.

The Harvesting Process

The coffee harvesting process in Buena Esperanza is a labour of love. During the harvest season, typically from November to February, farmers handpick the coffee cherries at the peak of ripeness. This meticulous method ensures that only the best cherries are selected, contributing to the superior quality of the coffee.

Once harvested, the cherries undergo a meticulous sorting, washing, and drying process. The beans are then carefully roasted to bring out their unique flavours and aromas. The result is a smooth, well-balanced coffee, and bursting with character.