Featured Coffee

GEISHA CERRO AZUL NATURAL

Origin, Producer, and Process Information

Country: Colombia
Department: Valle del Cauca
Municipality: Trujillo

Total Crop Area

17.2 ha

Rainfall

1.526 mm/year

Farm

Cerro Azul

Process

Hybrid Washed

Altitude

1.700-2.000 masl

Humidity

85-90%

Temperature

15C-21C

Cup Profile

Fragrance and aroma: Tropical fruits, pineapple, peach, lemongrass, notes of rum and plums.
Taste and aftertaste: sweet, brown sugar, rum, red fruits, jasmine, silky body, prolonged residual to chocolate with liquor.

Fermentation

Manual and rigorous picking. Adequate equipment for the de pulping process, which is done without water. Coffee is stirred and sensorial tasted to determine the ideal fermentation based on the cup profile wanted. Fermentation time for this coffee ranges between 19 and 22 hours in wholes cherries and then the cherries skin is taken out to start the second fermentation step in parchment and mucilage and last for 35 hours

Drying

​The coffee is left 48 hours in the silo (average temperature of 35 °C) then passed to solar drying for approximately 15 days.