Finca Santa Margarita is located in Chimaltenango, Acatenango. The farm was founded in 1838 by Thomas Wyld and has been in the family for four generations. Today, the farm is 2,320 hecatares—812 of which are coffee farm, with Caturra, Sarchimor, Catimor and Geisha varieties, and the rest of which is natural forest land, devoted to the promotion of natural species and wildlife biodiversity.
Coffee is washed and dried on patios, as well as on raised African beds. A goal of the farm is to build a cupping facility on site and to train workers to cup and be advocates for quality.
Cupping notes: Milk chocolate, grape, light citrus, caramel, brown sugar, honey.
Roast Level: Medium Light
Arabica Variety: Caturra, Sarchimor, Catimor, Geisha
Growing Altitude: 1,640 meters