Grown at altitudes of 1400m above sea level where annual rainfall is 3200 to 3500 mm. Temperatures average between 15 and 30 degrees. Harvested between December and February.
The Monte Sion Estate was set up by the Urrutia family in 1906 and is still run today by Dr. Luis Urrutia and his wife. Monte Sion is dedicated to not only growing great coffee, but to social implications as well and was recognised by the United Nations for combating poverty in El Salvador. Additionally in 2001, Monte Sion invested in becoming Rainforest Alliance Certified.