Guatemala Huehuetenango Candelaria
Cupping Notes: Floral, tropical fruit and caramel notes, with a juicy acidity and full, balanced body
Varietal: Caturra, Bourbon, Catuai, Typica, Pacamara
Huehuetenango is located in northwestern Guatemala and has coffee growing areas at altitudes up to 2,000 meters above sea level. Coffee is here is mainly produced by smallholders, who are very careful to pick ripe, uniform cherries and follow good wet-milling practices. The region is known for its various microclimates, well-distributed rains, good soil conditions and adequate humidity — all of which have further helped it to become one of the most important coffee regions in Guatemala.
In the northwest of Guatemala, Huehuetenango is one of the country’s non-volcanic coffee-producing areas. Coffee is grown at altitudes of nearly 2,000 meters ASL, with a variety of microclimates also helping to develop the region’s trademark fruit notes and juicy body. The temperate-to-cold climate, welldistributed rains and good soil conditions also contribute to ideal growing conditions.