Colombia Finca La Princecesa 2013 - Double Pack of Lot 374 & Lot 376

Summary

Bean name Colombia Finca La Princecesa 2013 - Double Pack of Lot 374 & Lot 376
Country Colombia
Region Oporapa, Huila
Other info Two pickings from the same farm

Description

This is a double pack for those wanting to experience our Colombia La Princecesa different days pickings There are 2 x 250g packs in total.

This is the opportunity to try one of the most interesting experiments we have ever been able to do. This comes from one of the tiniest farms we have ever bought from at just one hectare. It comes from the Oporapa region of Huila in Colombia that over the past couple of years has become very well known to us producing some of the most amazing coffee, but normally from very small producers

Owned and run but Arvei Cabera Losada and his wife Clarivel Scarpetta and their two children, this small holding is called Finca La Princesa.

The unique part of our Colombian buying trip was that we got to taste many lots, completely blind and single days pickings. This allowed us to cherry pick what we wanted, and choose for us the best day's pickings. I think you will have seen from the rest of our Colombians this has worked very well for us. But something strange happened at that cupping table. I cupped this farm and cupped two days pickings from it. I was so surprised to find some noticeable differences between them, now this can happen because of different terroirs and different varietals and processing, but I had never seen something so different. So this is your chance to try these. Unfortunately we were not able to find out the dates but we do know which was picked first and their lot numbers (374 and 376) but for ease we will refer to them as mk 1 and mk 2.

In the cup both of them have a a lovely butterscotch sweetness but its in the acidity where they differ.

Colombia Finca La Princesa Mk 1 (374):
This is much brighter than 376 with hints of lime, lemon and a super clean and crisp finish

Colombia Finca La Princesa Mk 2 (376):
This is much much sweeter with a little caramel, much more balanced and rounded.

Farmer: Arvei Cabrera
Farm name: La Princesa
Farm Size: 1 hectar
Altitude: 1750
Location: Oporapa, Huila
Wife's/ Husband's Name: Clarivel Scarpetta
Children: 2

Good filter?
Yes

Good espresso?
Yes

Cupping notes

Clean cup None/8
Sweetness None/8
Acidity None/8
Mouthfeel None/8
Flavour None/8
Aftertaste None/8
Balance None/8
Overall None/8
Correction +None
Total None

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