Guatemala Punta Del Cerro Gold Label

Guatemala Punta Del Cerro Gold Label

cocoa • almond wafer • lemon curd
Regular price$27.64
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Grind Levels Explained

Proper coffee extraction is critical for achieving that perfect cup at home. Grind size is one of the few ways to be able to directly affect that extraction rate.

In addition to whole coffee beans, we currently offer 3 different coffee grind levels:

Coarse (Think sugar in the raw, maybe more coarse)
Recommended for

  • Chemex Brewer
  • French Press
  • Cold Brew

Medium (Slightly coarser than table salt)
Recommended for

  • Any flat bottom brewer
  • Kalitta wave
  • Cloth filters

Fine (Slightly finer than table salt)
Recommended for

  • V60 pour overs
  • Typical cone filter coffee pots
  • Aeropress

If you're interested in ground for Espresso, choose fine and mention something in the order comments.

If at all possible, we recommend grinding at home. We prefer Baratza coffee grinders and offer several of their models for sale. Click here to shop for one of their brewers.

In the Cup:

This coffee holds a special place in my heart because the Villatoro family has been providing us with my favorite Guatemalan coffees for years. We blind cupped a few tables of coffees one day in Guatemala, and my notes for this one said, "perfect coffee, BUY!" When the origin was revealed, I was so excited to see it came from Finca La Esperanza.

This has been my go to morning cup of coffee since we started roasting samples of it. It is authentically Guatemalan in its rich chocolate flavor, but has a complexity that I wouldn't expect. It has a tart acidity that comes across almost like lemon, but I don't want to steer you wrong with that description. It is not exactly lemony, but more like a sweet lemon curd. It also has smooth almond undertones that aren’t exactly almond either, so we said almond wafer.

I bought the entire lot of this coffee, so we hope to have it for a while. I expect it to be a go to coffee for many of you like it has been for me.

Finca La Esperanza

The long and winding road that leads to Aurelio Villatoro’s door is surrounded by coffee farms, but his coffee stands out against his neighbors! The land in western Huehuetenango is dotted with award winning lots from the Villatoro family.

A mechanic by training, Aurelio took to the family business of coffee and has excelled through hard work and attention to detail. As a child, he dedicated himself to his studies. After finishing his education and becoming a mechanic, he returned to his father’s farm, Finca La Esperanza, with the hope of continuing to farm with his father. In 1986 he founded his own farm called "Villaure," a combination of his first and last names. At first, his plot of coffee was very small, but with enthusiasm and dedication, he increased productivity and slowly bought more lots. From the year 2002 to date, the family has received numerous awards both nationally and internationally.