The Capetillo Estate has been run by the Exeveria family for several generations, and now it is the responsibility of Mr. Pedro Echeverria to manage the estate. This manor has a unique geographical location, located on the inner side of the Antigua Valley in Guatemala, between the Acatánango and Agoya volcanic belts.
Capello is an old manor and was originally planted with short-term crops such as sugarcane, but coffee has been grown decades ago, and machines that used to grind sugarcane are now used for coffee cherry skin removal. The process of peel and pulp, and so far they have always used water power as the main source of electricity.
The vertical integration of this coffee estate from cultivating coffee seeds to packaging and arranging coffee exports are all self-organized. Recently, the equipment has been upgraded. The latest generation of sorters and electronic picking machines are installed to ensure stable and high-quality coffee. Absolute production.
Capello is one of Guatemala ’s oldest farms with a 140-year history. The coffee plantation is next to the volcano, so it enjoys fertile volcanic soil. The estate is certified by the Antigua Coffee Farmers Association, Known for producing high-quality specialty coffee.
This coffee has lots of deep flavours, with black cherries and red guava fruity notes, candied lemon sweetness and hints of cocoa aftertaste. A good one to enjoy in the morning to start your day.