Another in our Varietal series. This was a tough one to find out more about. anything you have on it I’d like very much.
Varietal: Maracatu (also known as Maracaturra)
Related to: Maragogype & Caturra
Grows best at: 800metres or higher
Prevalent in: Brazil
Predominant Colour: Red
Fruit size: Large
Leaf Charicteristics: Large Leaf
Also known as Maracaturra this is a mutant of of Maragogype and Caturra. Very distinctive large leaves large fruit and flowers. Found in Central America predominantly (exclusively in my experience) El Salvador, Nicaragua, Brazil and Mexico being some.
Typical taste profile is bright acidity which is very complex, which is bright fruity, and well developed.
Links:Maragogype, Cattura, Pacamaras