Peru Santuario

Cooperative Santuario was founded by Gonzalo + Ismael Alacon Mirez in 2017. The Cooperative’s mission is to get the best possible prices for their members while always striving to improve quality. Santuario’s enhancing coffee quality by planting the best tasting varieties, improving soil fertility, and implementing organic agricultural practices. Santuario is navigating the effects of climate change in the region and focusing on long-term sustainability for their 360 smallholder farmer members and their crops.

Flavor Notes

Vanilla, honey, candied orange, plum, caramel-drop sweetness.

Coffee Facts

Lot Name

Peru Santuario

Association

Cooperative Santuario

Producer

Aurelio & Joelito Marin Mirez Octavio Oblitas Cadenillas Alindor Mirez Espinoza Anibal Peña Altamirano

District

Chirinos

Department

Cajamarca

Country

Peru

Elevation

1,679–1,930 meters

Varietals

Caturra and Bourbon

Process

Meticulously hand sorted. Only the ripest and sweetest coffee cherries have been picked.

Fermentation

20-30 hour fermentation

Drying Method

6-10 days on patios or in parabolic dryer