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Colombia l Narino l Leonel Arcos l Washed Process

Farm: Buesaco, Narino

Varietal: Caturra

Processing: Washed

Altitude: 1800 to 1860 metres above sea level

Region: Narino South of Colombia

Fermentation: 45 Hours

 

Cupping Notes - Filter 

Overall: Lemongrass, Red Apple, Dried Apricot with an Orange Chocolate finish

 

Notes on Espresso (This coffee is amazing on Espresso)

Overall: Floral, Lemongrass, Apple, Dried Apricot with an orange finish

 

An Australian producer that sources real good Colombian, we find their coffee processing obviously is prized because they supply to the cafe of Market Lane and Proud Mary.

Carrying an 80 year old family legacy in distributing the finest Colombian coffee to local exporters, their specialty coffee export business expands worldwide in 2015. As growers, they specialize in alternative fermentation processes that are new to Colombia. On their farm and and Processing Centre La Pradera, the most exotic varieties are processed achieving unique profiles that are unknown for Colombian coffees. This coffee bears a multi layer flavor suitable for filter/pour-over and espresso.

 

Info- Grown by Leonel Arcos at Fina El Resplandor

This coffee is picked and hand sorted by Leonel and his two sons. Later cherries were placed in water tanks for 45 hours, afterwards pulped and washed left to dry on raised beds for 20 days. 

Monica is a 47 years old school teacher and while she works at the school, Jairo and Ivan (his sons) follow her instruction on how to fertilize, control dieases and process coffee at Finca El Esplandor. Monica managed to get her hands on some Gesha seeds in 2019 and expects her 3000 Gesha tree to start producing by 2022.