A beautifully complex cup, layered with notes of tropical fruit and floral jasmine, held together by a rich panela sweetness and round body.
Marvin is definitely a bit of a renegade — he grows coffee in his backyard then processes it in his garage. We buy every bean he’ll sell us, because his quality is incredible. Plus, he’s the most cheerful guy any of us have ever met.
Frailes, in Costa Rica’s Tarrazú Valley, has the distinction of being one of the best microclimates to grow coffee. Marvin’s farm is nestled within an idyllic coffee farming region, with family-owned farms growing alongside lush, high-altitude forest.