About the Farm:

Oscar and Francisca Chacón are third-generation coffee producers, but the coffee is more than just in their family heritage: It's in their hearts and souls as well. The couple is committed to quality and innovation, and are among the very first farmers in Costa Rica to produce Honey and Natural process specialty coffee.


In 2005, after years of delivering their cherry to a cooperative for the going market price, they decided to join the brand-new "micromill revolution" and buy their own depulper to have more control over the quality and the price they received for their lots. "At first, we didn't know what we were doing," Oscar explains. "We were just experimenting." That experimentation led to some of the most exciting new flavor profiles we have ever tasted: Now, the Chacons produce a wide range of Honey process coffees, modulating the drying time in order to create different effects in the cup.


Las Lajas Micromill - Finca Sabanilla - Red Honey

Country Costa Rica
Region Sabanilla de Alajuela, Central Valley
Farm Sabanilla
Variety Caturra, Catuai
Altitude 1450–1600 masl
Proc. Method Honey
Harvest Schedule January–March


Tasting Note:

Floral, berry, tropical fruit and coffee cherry flavors with tart tangy fruit acidity


Costa Rica Finca Sabanilla - Red Honey