The Pacific ocean as seen from the slopes of Finca Matalapa.

Newly built raised beds on the Benificio Paraiso patios.

Vickie Dalton Diaz in the Matalapa nursery of 10,000 new Bourbon and Pacas to be planted in 2014.

Gorgeous, healthy young leaves in the Matalapa nursery.

Drying Matalapa coffees on the patios at Beneficio Paraiso.

Francisco Diaz next to one of the huge old steam powered air dryers at Beneficio Paraiso.

Raised drying beds a Beneficio Paraiso.

Matalapa El Salvador Single Origin Espresso

The highest altitude portion of Finca Matalapa, referred to as Cumbrita, is the source of this exceptional micro-lot. Look for sweet chocolate and brown sugar balanced against the subtle juiciness of pear and cherry in this elegant espresso.

A Direct Trade Offering An In Season Offering

$19.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles



  • ProducerVictoria Dalton-Diaz
  • FarmFinca Matalapa
  • RegionLa Libertad
  • CountryEl Salvador
  • Elevation1420 m.a.s.l
  • HarvestNovember 20 - 22, 2014
  • CultivarRed Bourbon, Pacas, Yellow Bourbon


  • Temp. 199.5 F
  • Dose 18 g
  • Time 25 secs
  • Volume 36 g
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