Costa Rica Tarrazu SHB is harvested by numerous smallholder farmers in the San Marcos region of Tarrazu. The coffee beans grown here are washed and patio sun dried to bring out their natural grapefruit, milk chocolate, and hazelnuts notes. They are SHG EP grade and have a score of 85, creating a delectable brew. Tarrazu is where Costa Rican coffee was born, known as “La Cuna del Café Costarricense”. This region is known for its distinctive coffee bean quality. The rich soil composition, micro-climate, and high altitudes are ideal for the Catuai and Caturra coffee plants.