In the beginning of the 60’s, the International Coffee Organization (ICO) established an identity code for each exporting country that, followed by the exporters code and the loading/shipping number, is stamped since then in each bag of coffee. As a small tribute to the history of the bag of coffee, Cafés El Magnífico wants to contribute perpetuating this traditional numeration.
Nueva Guinea Sigri coffee
Sigri Plantation
Familia Carpenter
Western Highlands
Wahgi Valley
1.600 masl
Typica and Arusha
Washed | SOIL: Volcanic
0,21 €. / cup

Nueva Guinea Sigri coffee

From 7,00 to 28,00

Do you know what it costs you a quality coffee prepared at home?
Using 8 grs. (customary measure) drink a cup of this extraordinary coffee for 0.21 €.
The Sigri Plantation was founded in 1969 by the Carpenter family and now produces one of the best specialty coffees in Asia and Oceania.
Sigri considers soil and water conservation a priority, and its estate is respectful of birds and the environment. The plantation uses a medium density shade strategy using two types of shade trees, which promotes homogeneous ripening of cherries and provides habitat for at least 90 species of birds.
The Arusha varietal is a direct descendant of the Bourbon and the genetic base Typica. This coffee is cultivated at 1.600 meters above sea level, which means a slower maturation, more sugars which will balance the acidity given by the high altitude and great complexity and aromatic intensity.

Sigri coffees are subjected to a rigorous processing method. Quality control begins in the field; the cherries are harvested by hand and only at its optimal level of sugars, it is pulped the same day of its harvest and its fermentation process lasts approximately three days, interrupted every 24 hours to be washed.
But unlike other wet-milled coffees, Sigri process continues with a full immersion in water for an extra day, which gives it a unique flavour profile. Then it is let to dry in patios in the sun to further enhance its flavour.

Mild, dense, complex, well balanced and exquisitely scented.

Papua New Guinea is often grouped with Indonesian coffees. However, it is different in almost every way. Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of the island that it shares with Irian Jaya, which produces only a small amount of coffee. It is a world away from Java or Sumatra, geographically and culturally, and in most aspects of coffee production. Nor do they use the milling with wet parchment like so many Indonesian coffees.
The coffee-growing areas of Papua occupy a continuous mountain range, but are distinguished mainly as coffees of the Eastern Highlands and Western Highlands.
The Western Highlands region is home to our PNG Sigri Plantation. Its provincial capital and central city is Mount Hagen and its economy is heavily based on coffee. This region enjoys a cool climate, with precipitations all year round, which generates micro climatic conditions ideal for its cultivation.
Although coffee began to be cultivated at the end of the 19th century, it was not until the 1970s that coffee production began to export profusely. The introduction of seeds of the Jamaica Blue Mountain was carried out there in 1926. Today the main varietals are Bourbon, Typica and Arusha.