Finca La Palma is owned and operated by Damian Garcia Espinoza. The farm itself is located at a staggering 1800MASL in the district of Chirinis, San Ignacio in the north-east of Peru. Peru has 10 distinct coffee growing regions, each with typical characteristics. This region is known for sweet coffees with bright acidity and notes of red and yellow fruits.
Damian is a second generation farmer, having land passed down from his parents Currently Damian is growing 3.5 hectares Caturra and Bourbon and 2.5 hectares of secondary forest on the farm. He placed 2nd in the 2018 Cup of Excellence with placed second with his washed Yellow Caturra scoring 89.85.
This is the first single origin coffee that we've purchased from the Peru region. When we cupped the first sample we were pleasantly surprised by how floral and sweet it was. It was an easy decision for us to buy and we hope you love this coffee as much as we do.