Be the first to try the new crop of Esmeralda Special!  We are now offering PRE-ORDERS for the new crop of geisha from Hacienda La Esmeralda.  We bought two lots this year from Hacienda La Esmeralda, and we are excited to offer you the two best coffees (in our opinion) from this year’s auction.  For all PRE-ORDERS, we will roast and ship your coffee within a couple days of its arrival at our roasting facility.  We anticipate the coffee to arrive at the end of June or beginning of July, and we will cover the cost of shipping on your Esmeralda.  If you order other coffees with your PRE-ORDER, we will ship them separately from the PRE-ORDER.  Purchase your PRE-ORDER here!  If you cannot wait until the end of June for your dose of Esmeralda, we have a small amount from last year’s crop left.  Purchase the last of it here!

Mario Carnaval (last year our roast received a 96 from Coffee Review) was harvested during the peak of theharvest season: February.  Out of all of the lots, Mario Carnaval stood out as our clear favorite.  In tasting the samples, Mario Carnaval seemed to jump off the table.  Its beautifully bright acidity and mesmerizing floral notes exceeded our expectations: this is what it is all about.  This experience is why people go to so much trouble just to have one cup of Hacienda La Esmeralda Special.  Purchase your PRE-ORDER here!

Mario San Jose was harvested at the end of the harvest season: March.  On the cupping table, Mario San Jose surprised  us.  Its fragrance and aroma made us think that it was Mario Carnaval.  It was big, it was bright and it was incredibly sweet.  When we tasted it, notes of strawberry and grapefruit filled out mouths.  Its sweet and juicy character made us long for more.  Although it was not Mario Carnaval, Mario San Jose stunned us with it unique and gorgeous profile.  Purchase your PRE-ORDER here!