Don Pepe is a Mexican company with more than 30 years experience in the coffee business which came from the creator’s idea to offer a high quality product and a new alternative to coffee consumption for lovers of this drink.
Mexican coffee originates from South-central to Southern regions of the country.
Mexico is one of the largest producers of certified organic coffees, and because of the close proximity to the USA, they receive the bulk of fine Mexican coffees.
Selectively picked only the ripe cherries are harvested and they are picked individually by hand. Pickers rotate among the trees every 8–10 days, choosing only the cherries that are at the peak of ripeness.
Because this kind of harvest is labour intensive it is used primarily to harvest the finer Arabian beans.
Once harvested, the cherries must be transformed to become parchment coffee, and this is achieved by removing the skin and pulp that surrounds them, by mechanical treatment, and then leave them to ferment. This process eliminates the rest of the pulp, leaving perfectly clean grains and later remove all impurities by washing method.
So what can you expect from the coffee?
A clean, lightly fruited brightness, the dry fragrance has a crisp caramel scent, with a trace of red apple. Wet aroma is nutty, with the scent of bread in the oven, honey-vanilla, and just a little maple and apple.
The cup has a mild and delicate acidity that gives a sense of refreshing brightness, but low in intensity. There's a grainy sweetness in this coffee short-lived on the palate, but zesty nonetheless: Simple, sweet, mildly bright.
Convection Roasted - Packed in 50 x 44mm single pods in per pack