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Costa Rica La Gladiola


Starting at $5.50 / lb
As low as $4.00 / lb

La Gladiola is our newest Costa Rican offering from La Minita.

If you like La Magnolia, you will fall in love with La Gladiola!

The fruit that comprises La Gladiola comes from the Western portion of the Tarrazu valley. The fruit is purchased from specific farmers, process it at La Minita's mill, Benefice del Rio Tarrazu and kept separate from their other trademark coffee beans. La Gladiola exhibits a wonderful acidity, good body with some citrus cocoa notes.

Try before you stock up with a 1/2 pound sample!

Coffee Bean Matrix Attributes

  • CountryCosta Rica
  • Organic CertificationNo
  • Fair Trade CertifiedNo
  • Rainforest Alliance CertifiedNo
  • ProcessWashed
  • DecaffeinatedNo
  • Altitude (meters)1,200-2,000
  • Brightness:5
  • Body:6
  • Aroma:5
  • Complexity:4
  • Balance:6
  • Sweetness:4
  • Spicy:-
  • Chocolaty:medium bean
  • Nutty:bean
  • Buttery:light bean
  • Fruity:heavy bean
  • Flowery:-
  • Winey:-
  • Earthy:-
  • RegionTarrazu
  • VarietyCaturra, Catuai
  • HarvestNovember - February

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by on October 27, 2018

I've been searching for an everyday bean that gave me the taste I like. I've been buying different beans and trying them alone and then blended with other beans. When I found this coffee I found the perfect cup for me. Very earthy and not too fruity.

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by on May 5, 2019

A++ for me

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by on April 2, 2019

I've ordered all 3 of the La Minitia beans. La Magnolia is outstanding! Couldn't imagine much better until my 1st mug of La Gladiola. This has a little more earthiness, which I love. I enjoy darker roasts averaging 1.5 to 2 minutes into 2nd crack. Cooler temps (400 F) to extend 1st and 2nd cracks, allowing for build of sugars. 12 G per 10 oz. mug (280G), French press @ 4 min 30 sec. A perfect cup if there is such a thing.

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by on January 25, 2019

Good coffee

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by on January 24, 2019

Just Ok... nothing more than ok... just a notch above not so good.

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