Las Morenitas is one of seven estates that reach across Jinotega and Matagalpa owned by Victor Robelo as part of the Las Nubes group. Comprising of around 200 hectares, The workers on the farm itself are paid 35% higher than the market rate as a way to ensure the best pickers come back to work at the farm when harvest is in full swing and are rewarded for their efforts in doing so.
The coffee is picked and processed at the farms own wet mill, before being taken as cherry to the dry mill facility in Matagalpa that Las Nubes bought in 2014. It is here that the drying beds are located, stacked three or four layers high to control temperature and humidity as required for the processing method. As the coffee dries it is moved gradually lower and lower in the drying facility until it is ready for dry milling and bagging for export. Jinotega is the second largest department in Nicaragua, situated in the north of the country bordering Honduras.
Las Morenitas, Nicaragua
Flavour : Apple, Raisin, Chocolate
Altitude : 1250 masl
SCA Score : 85
Processing : Natural