The flavor of our only Panamanian roast has notes of chocolate and toffee with a creamy, full body. La Gloria is a “Baru Indian High” estate coffee grown in the Boquete region of Panama, located as much as 6,000 feet above sea level. The estates where it is grown contains volcanic soil, with moderate temperatures and nearly 10 feet of rainfall per year.
The coffee is wet processed and dried by the sun; temperatures range from 64F to 80F degrees and in the summer humidity is between 40 and 60 percent. The final drying process is done on drying machines to maintain homogeneity, with maximum temperatures of 50 degrees.
Each of the estates that is managed by Baru Indian High has a unique microclimate that produces incredibly varied flavor profiles. The area near the estate has a wide variety of flora and wildlife, and four natural springs either originate or run across the estate, which help make the soil rich and well balanced.