Nicaragua Finca Limoncillo Washed Yellow Pacamara 2013


Bean name Nicaragua Finca Limoncillo Washed Yellow Pacamara 2013
Country Nicaragua
Region Matagalpa
Other info Varietal: Yellow Pacamara


I have never felt the need to tell you about the colour of the Pacamaras we have had in the past, as I have only ever seen red. In fact my searching has not shown any other yellow Pacamaras sold before. There are some countries growing some of this for seed stock, but no one as far advanced as the Mierisch family.

This comes from the special auction that was held this year called Los Favoritos Fincas Mierisch where some very special lots were sold to the highest bidder. I had my eye on both of these lots, and was bidding but had to drop out of one of them before i had to sell my kidney. But with one going to Japan and one coming here to the UK, this is a super special chance to try something amazing.

I first came across this yellow Pacamara two years ago, when visiting the farm. I begged Erwin to sell us some back then, but he told me they were using all the crop to create more seedling to plant more coffee, but soon it would be available.

So why is this so rare ? Well this is a freak natural mutation from red fruit to yellow and was spotted by a security guard on the farm. They isolated it, harvested the seems for more seedlings and kept going and going.

In the cup well this is as special as the price. Expect lovely peach and apricot and yellow fruit. A creamy mouthfeel with pineapple and tropical fruit.

Farm: El Limoncillo
Farmer: Dr Erwin Mierisch
Region: Matagalpa
Farm Size: 171.00 Hectares
Coffee growing area: 109.00 Hectares
Altitude: 1200 masl
Varietal: YELLOW Pacamara
Processing System: Washed

Roasting Information:
Medium roast. It will take a little not take a darker roast at all, keep it light, a tough one.

"Quick Look" Guide:
Peach, apricot, creamy, pineapple, tropical fruit

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Cupping notes

Clean cup 7/8
Sweetness 8/8
Acidity 6/8
Mouthfeel 6/8
Flavour 7/8
Aftertaste 6/8
Balance 6/8
Overall 7/8
Correction +36
Total 89

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