PACAMARA NATURAL

Origin, Producer, and Process Information

Country: Colombia
Department: Valle del Cauca
Municipality: Caicedonia

Total Crop Area

6,1 ha.

Rainfall

1.340 mm/year

Farm

Las Margaritas

Process

Natural

Altitude

1.570-1.850 masl

Humidity

73%

Temperature

17C-22C

Cup Profile

Fragrance and aroma: Brown sugar, passion fruit, vanilla, chocolate, and cloves.
Taste and aftertaste: Plums, passion fruit, spiced with nutmeg, citrus grapefruit, black currant, citrus acidity, medium dense body, good sweetness, profile with lots of character.

Fermentation

Manual and rigorous picking. The coffee cherries are collected in the indicated maturation. Cherries are fermented in a special barriels with control temperature for 36 hours with no water. Barrels are closed but not seals in order to generate an aerobic fermentation.

Drying

After fermentation, the coffee cherries are left 48 hours in mechanical dryers for dehydration and then pass to solar dryers for 6 – 7 days depending on the weather until the dry cherries reach a moisture level of 11 to 12%.