Talnamica, El Salvador

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Talnamica, El Salvador




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$14.95 / 12 Ounces
El Salvador
Hermanos Ortiz Herrara
1360 - 1400 meters
Dec - Feb
Tasting Notes
Caramel, smooth, rich


The Talnamica farm is owned and operated by the Ortiz Herrera family, including Nena Mendez, of Finca Natamaya. This farm has been in their family for generations, and holds many wonderful memories for them. The farm is a classic representation of El Salvador. Grand Bourbon trees grace generations old farms, grown and cared for as family heirlooms. The entrance to the farm is framed by trees, over 60 years old, that were brought back from Israel and planted by the family patriarch. Near the farmhouse grows an indigenous herb garden that is used by the community to make teas and herbal remedies for things like stomach-aches and joint pain.

While Nena and two of her siblings currently live in New York City, they employ Don Hector Vides as the farm Manager who, after running a large coffee cooperative for 25 years, joined the family business. He and Freddie, the eldest brother in the family, oversee all operations from the planting of seeds to exporting the green coffee. We are pleased to announce that one dollar from each bag sold of this coffee will go to fund a charity organization which benefits a school and clinic in the community.


Customer Reviews

Rating 5/5 Based on 1 product review
  1. Rating
    Talnamica 2014

    Written By Hermann
    24th Aug 2014

    Although our family grows this coffee and that makes me bias towards a favorable review, I must share that the coffee came beautifully packaged, freshly roasted, and had a delicious aroma. The roast was perfectly even, with beans uniform in size and color, once ground it smell of chocolate. I prepared a pour over for my daughters and I and we were stunned by how clear, naturally sweet, full bodied this was. Rich flavor that changed over time and enjoyable till the last drop. I think Irving Farms did a great job with the roasting and the immediate delivery of this coffee.


Available for limited times in small quantities, our carefully curated micro-lots are single origin coffees at their purest. Not only are the beans sourced from one farm, they're sourced from one micro-lot of land on that farm, ensuring a highly consistent flavor and experience. This is a wonderful way to sample the true, amazing potential of coffee. We've selected these lots despite their small quantity because we see something in them that's truly special--and we think you will, too.

Single Origins:

True to their name, single origin coffees consist of beans sourced from a farm or community in one, specific region. Seasonal selections from around the world, our line of single origin coffees focuses on the highest quality product from coffee producers who take their work as seriously as we do.


Handcrafted from exceptional single origin coffees, our signature blends are carefully developed in our Hudson Valley roastery to please drinkers day after day, year round.


Offering exceptional flavor to coffee lovers who prefer to go without the caffeine, our Decaf selections stay true to taste with carefully blended, naturally water-processed decaffeinated coffees.

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12oz each month (About enough coffee to brew 2 to 3 cups each week.)