In questo stato gli alberi di caffè arrivarono nl 1736 dalla Martinica. Le migliori varietà portoricane sono tra le più pregiate al mondo…
In this U.S. territory, coffee trees first arrived in 1736 from Martinique. The best Puerto Rican coffee varieties are among the finest in the world. The coffee is cultivated at an altitude of about 1000 metres in the mountainous region of Yauco, which has always been considered the ideal habitat for coffee production on the island.
Clay soils provide valuable nutrients to the delicate seedlings, while the trade winds that blow constantly from the Caribbean Sea maintain the ideal temperature on the mountain slopes. In the cup, the coffee is especially full-bodied and has an intense taste of cream and malt. In the cup, the coffee is especially full-bodied and has an intense taste of cream and malt.
The aftertaste is mildly spicy, with hints of roasted peanuts and dark chocolate. The coffee is perfectly balanced and structured.
Popular legend has it that it was once the coffee of the Popes.