Acatenango is a municipality in the Chimaltenango department of Guatemala. Its namesake is a stratovolcano that sits on the border of the Chimaltenango & Sacatepéquez departments, around which many coffee farmers are installed.
This coffee is sourced from Camila Topke & her farm Santa Margarita in Acatenango. The farm was founded in 1838 by Thomas Wyld (Camila’s great grandfather) and has been in the family or four generations. Today, Santa Margarita is 2,320 hectares—812 of which are coffee farm—with Caturra, Sarchimor, Catimor and Geisha varieties. The rest is dedicated natural forest land, devoted to the promotion of natural species and wildlife biodiversity.
The resulting cup reminds us of molasses, dark chocolate & walnuts.