Colombia El Vergel Guava Banana
Elevation: 1,350 masl
Varietals: Red and Yellow Caturra
Process: Natural Anaerobic
This coffee was processed through an anaerobic controlled temperature fermentation for 48 to 60 hours taking close control to the ph levels, followed by an intermittent drying process of a series of stalls in different moisture levels to enhance complexity, and finished in silos to obtain accurate moisture of the beans and then stabilized for 45 days to homogenize the beans and promote complexity to the profile.
This Red & Yellow Caturra is one of the flagship coffees produced at EL VERGEL, located in the micro-lot next to the washing station, and surrounded by Guava trees, this coffee profile has been one of the most intense and brutal coffees developed by the estate. Planted in 2016 & 2018 with a quantity of more than 40.000 plants, this lot has been one of the best of the estate to experiment with processing bigger lots. Processed with a unique method at the estate that consists on an special anaerobic 2 step anaerobic fermentation to develop a more intense but clean profile, to showcase all the atributes of the variety. Strawberry, pineapple, watermelon, and dark chocolate notes.