This region stretches through the mountains parallel to the pacific coast; its main producer is the state of Oaxaca but there are very fine producers in the states of Guerrero, Colima, Nayarit, Jalisco, and some farms in Michoacán.
In this area is common to have droughts that give a very sophisticated floral and chocolate flavor to the coffee grown here.
GULF OF MEXICO REGION
The state of Veracruz is the principal producer in this zone but followed close behind by the states of Puebla, San Luis Potosí, and some areas in Hidalgo and Queretaro.
This is a very damp area that yields very intense and sweet coffee with caramel, or nut tones to it like almonds, hazelnut, and pistachios.
This region includes the state of Chiapas which is Mexico’s largest producer of coffee.
It’s a very fertile zone with balanced rainfall throughout the year; the coffee here acquires a bright and intense acidity with high sophistication of floral, citric and woody notes and a full body.