CLIMATE / GEOGRAPHY
Hartmann Estate lies in the picturesque sub-region of Santa Clara, close to the Costa Rican border. At 1500 meters the altitude of the Hartmann Estate is not as high as some of the other coffee estates in the region, but it’s micro-climate is more than ideal for producing high quality Arabica beans. Coffee beans are grown in the nutrient rich volcanic soil of the region, and the micro-climate provides the farm with mild-temperatures year round. The Hartmann Estate prides itself on their shade-grown coffee trees. This method of growing coffee not only helps protect the natural bird life, but also produces some of the sweetest and most aromatically pleasing coffee in the world.