Costa Rica Lainequel Zamora Honey

Honey, apricot, pear, toffee
$3.47 / lb $527.85 / bag
Bag Weight 69 KG BAG
Harvest Season 2018/19
Jun 2019
SKU P604583-1
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About This Coffee

This is an SHB EP, honey processed microlot from producer Lainequel Zamora on his farm in the village of La Escuadra in Brunca, Costa Rica and processed at his Altos del Silencio Micromill. After pulping, the coffee is pre-dried on a patio for 8-10 days and then finished in a mechanical drier for 36-48 hours.


THE REGION

Altos del Silencio was founded 4 years ago, by Lainequel Zamora and his family. It is located in Coto Brus county, Brunca region, very close to Panama border, amidst the same mountain range of Panama's Boquete region. The farm and micromill are located next to La Amistad International Park at an altitude of 1,300masl. The vicinity of this park has a cool microclimate which has a positive affect on coffee cultivation, allowing for slowly cherry maturation and increased complexity in the cup. Lainequel is passionate to demonstrate that coffee production and quality in Coto Brus can be sustainable long term and starting the micromill represents a big step forward in this process.


Broadly speaking, Coto Brus county is known by its high production but not necessarily by its quality, particularly as the the average altitude is only around 900 ~ 1.000 meters. A group of young producers (including Lainequel) in Pittier district is determined to show that the region can produce excellence.


The mill participates in UNICEF program called “Casas de la Alegría” (House of Joy) in collaboration with Costa Rican Government and other private companies. Casa de la Alegría is an Integral Attention Center where coffee picker’s children from the indigenous Ngäbe-Buglé Comarca population receive daily care, feeding and medical care. Ngäbe-Buglé Comarca is located in Panama, but people from this Comarca migrate to Costa Rica during crop season to work.


  • Total Bags In Lot 76
  • Status Spot
  • Cup Score 84.75
  • Region La Escuadra < Pittier < Coto Brus < Brunca
  • Farm Name Lainequel Zamora
  • Producer Type Single Estate
  • Wet Mill Altos del Silencio
  • Processing Honey Processed
  • Processing Description Red honey - dried for 2-3 weeks
  • Bag Type Grain Pro / Ecotact
  • Plant Species Arabica
  • Coffee Grade CRI CA WA SHB
  • Growing Altitude 1300m
  • Screen Size 15 Up
  • Country of Origin Costa Rica
  • Warehouse Continental NJ
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  • CTRM Contract Number P604583-1

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