Guatemala El Injerto

Father and son team Arturo Aguirre Sr. and Arturo Aguirre Jr. own and operate the legendary Finca El Injerto in the mountains of Huehuetenango. El Injerto is world renowned for unparalleled coffee quality, state-of-the-art agricultural practices, and is a model for environmental preservation, including becoming Guatemala’s first carbon-neutral certified farm in 2017.Coffee was first planted on El Injerto in 1900, and the farm has won more 1st place Cup of Excellence Awards than any other farm in any country. Linea Caffé’s El Injerto has also been nominated for a 2020 Good Food Award!

Flavor Notes

Muscovado sugar, banana, orange blossom, Key lime pie. Elegant caramel-noted finish

Coffee Facts

Farms

El Injerto

Producer

Arturo Aguirre Sr. and Arturo Aguirre Jr.

Region

Huehuetenango

Country

Guatemala

Varietals

Yellow Nance

Elevation

1750–1900 meters

Process

Coffee cherries selectively picked at peak of maturation; Soaked 24 hours in spring water, wet-process fermentation method

Drying Method

Sun-dried/African raised beds

Certification

Rainforest Alliance Certified; carbon neutral certified