Ecuador Vilcabamba "Valley of Longevity"


Bean name Ecuador Vilcabamba "Valley of Longevity"
Country Ecuador
Region Vilcabamba


"El único lugar en el Mundo, donde es posible dar más anos a la vida y más vida a los anos." (The only place on earth where you can add more years to life and more life to the years)."Vilcabamba" - quechua for "Sacred Valley" - is the name of a small village in southern Ecuador. Generations of scientists have tried to solve the secret of longevity in this fascinating place and have tried to find an answer to the question why so many people here surpass the age of 100 enjoying their life at best health. Some thought that the water from the rivers Vilcabamba and Chamba has a medical influence while others considered the stable and mild climate with temperatures between 18 and 22 Celsius responsible.

......or could the reason even be the coffee the small farmers of Vilcabamba cultivate on the slopes of the surrounding mountains and estimate as a luxury beverage of great worth and which they consume daily. Cultivation of coffee is manual labour and therefore "family business" in Vilcabamba. That is why the fields are small and only a limited quantity of this extraordinary coffee reaches the world market every year. But all you need to know is this great coffee that's delicate tastes jump out of every cup. Be prepared for spices, and nuts.

Cupping notes

Clean cup 6/8
Sweetness 6/8
Acidity 6/8
Mouthfeel 7/8
Flavour 7/8
Aftertaste 6/8
Balance 8/8
Overall 6/8
Correction +36
Total 88

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