As an all French blend, Cafe Altura San Francisco Blend combines our Guatemalan French, Mexican French, and Peruvian French Roasts.
Made for the serious coffee lover who wants a bold, powerful statement from their coffee! This blend is named after the city where the “dark” roast was perfected by Peets Coffees. The coffees selected for this blend maintain their individual characteristics even though they are French roasted. A must for those who enjoy a sweetener or creamer in their coffees.
Guatemalan French Roast : Snappy acidity, medium body, with rich spicy fruit notes and a sweet finish. Certified as both Fairtrade and Organic. Sourced from family-owned farms organized around Guaya’b Asociacion Civil. Guaya’b has perfected the art of picking, depulping and fermenting their coffee to produce deep, juicy, and full flavored coffee with a truly distinctive character. This coffee is french roasted for those who favor the bold taste and characteristics found in a french roast.
Mexican French Roast : Low acid, floral and naturally sweet organic bean from Chiapas, Mexico. It’s finished with a roast that’s robust, dark and glistening in oil. The roast infuses the bean with subtle notes of smoke and wood while the high-grown origin of the bean prevents bitterness and sour flavors.
Peruvian French Roast : Light-bodied, flavorful and aromatic.This Peruvian French roast is in the medium range, with a medium amount of oil on the surface. This coffee has a mild sweet aftertaste. Rich in flavor and aroma, this coffee drinks well at anytime of the day.