Hacienda Pilas is located high in Costa Rica’s West Valley in the Naranjo area with its rich volcanic soils and an altitude of 1000 to 1200 metres. West Valley is renowned for its high-quality coffee, helped by its climate and distinct dry and wet seasons.
Owned and managed by Eduardo Gurdian Pacheco, a passionate and experienced coffee agronomist with extensive experience in Costa Rica and Sumatra. Eduardo’s family have generations of coffee growing experience in Costa Rica, something that shows in the quality of the estate's coffee.
Hacienda Pilas is dedicated to the growth and production of coffee under strict sustainable and social labour practices. Currently the Hacienda employs more than 30 permanent workers, plus 200 pickers during the harvest season. Its 160 hectares of Catuai coffee grow on fertile volcanic soils on altitude between 1000 to 1200 metres above sea level, classified as Good Hard Bean according the international standards.
Something special- very high cupping scores on all aspects.
Ripe cherries, nectarine, peach, dutch cocoa. An amazing coffee from this famous region.
Recommended minimum resting period (post the roast date): 4 days