La Tortuga Honduras

This is the tenth year we've offered La Tortuga from Fabio Caballero, one of our oldest Direct Trade relationships. An aromatic pipe tobacco fragrance leads to characteristic flavors of tamarind, black cherry, toffee and molasses.

A Direct Trade Offering An In Season Offering

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco



  • ProducerDon Fabio Caballero
  • FarmFincas La Tina, Isabel, and Tanairi
  • RegionMogola, San Jose
  • CountryHonduras
  • Elevation1480-1590 m.a.s.l
  • HarvestJanuary - February 2014
  • CultivarCatuai, Bourbon
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Coffee was first discovered in western Ethiopia before 1000 AD. Ethiopians consumed the cherry’s fruit or made tea from the pulp for several hundred years before brewing a beverage from the roasted seeds.

La Tortuga Honduras is...

Single Origin Coffee

These coffees are lauded for highlighting specific flavors of a growing region, process or varietal. We seek these distinct coffees and roast them to show their quality and uniqueness.

In Season

In Season is Intelligentsia Coffee’s way of letting you know your coffee is as fresh as possible. For a coffee to be deemed "In Season", it must have arrived at our roastery within 9 months from the time of harvest.

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Direct Trade

This coffee meets or exceeds Intelligentsia's Direct Trade standards. For a coffee to be given this status, Intelligentsia and the producer/cooperative partner must meet ALL of the following criteria.

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