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Honduras Florentino

Posted by Austin Amento on

Honduras has slowly been establishing itself in the greater specialty-coffee world. Like many other Central American coffees, Florentino features less acidity and a greater balance in caramel-like sweetness and milk-chocolate body. A distinct citric tang of orange resonates on the palate and a clean finish highlights the washed-processed characteristics within the cup. Located within the Santa Ana municipality of La Paz, Honduras,  producer Florentino Mendoza cultivates Catuai, a hybrid of Bourbon and Typica varietals. This coffee is labelled SHG, or Strictly High Grown, meaning the coffee is grown at a proper elevation, (which in the case of Florentino happens to...

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