Huehuetenango has very sweet aromatics, laced with floral and fruited elements, and sugar coated nuts. Hot water builds on the fruitiness, as well as layers of bitter-sweet chocolate. Its flavours are complimented with a silky body and a well balanced citric acidity. It’s a nice marriage of flavours which change places more than once into a sweet finish.
In the northwest of Guatemala, on the border with Mexico, Huehuetenango is located at the foot of the Cuchumatanes, the highest non-volcanic mountain range in Central America; it is one of the best regions in Guatemala for coffee production.
Although primarily a mountainous region, with altitudes ranging from 850 to 3,700 meters, the region has an extraordinary variety of ecosystems (from subtropical forest to pine thickets). Coffee is practically a monoculture in Huehuetenango and the local economy depends on its export.