||Colombia Finca Los Pomos Caturra Washed 2014
Located in the La Casiana region of Jardin in the department of Antioquia in Colombia this farm sits at 1800 masl and is a fully washed under water fermentation coffee from the franco family
The farm is very much a family business and made up of Hugo Fernando, Julian David, Carlos Andres and William Correa. Their parents also own a farm, so have been around coffee from a very young age. The bought the farm in 2006 which is a total of 23 hectares in total with 4 of them dedicated to coffee. The other crops they grow are banana and pineapple .
The farm has 15 permanent workers and 25 temporary workers , who all live in the local area. The farm is also a place of friends, they have formed a football team and regually socialise together.
The picking stage is all done selectively where one of the brothers, William is responsible for making sure the workers only select the ripest cherries, this is done over many passes to make sure they pick on the best and ripest coffee. Once harvested the coffee is rested for 6 hours then de pulped and left submerged in water overnight, then the water changed in the morning for a further 12 hours, then the coffee is sun dried.
In the cup expect an up front white grape acidity thats delicious, but then it turns into a treacle toffee sweetness that gives it amazing balance.
Ownership: Franco family
Altitude (masl): 1800
Process: Fully washed under water fermentation
Drying: Sun Dried
Location: Jardin, Antioquia, Colombia
Region: La Casiana
Farm size: 23 (hectares)
Coffee: 4 (hectares)
This is a medium so as not to kill the complexity.
"Quick Look" Guide
White grape, white grape skins, treacle toffee, sweet, balanced.
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