Lot 11a: Sudan Rume Tayrona, Natural

Why this name?:

The foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the highest coastal mountain in the world, plunge into the sea, forming bays and white sand beaches delimited by mangroves, bushes or forests, and all bathed by the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Tayrona National Natural Park is considered a Nature Sanctuary because of its rich fauna and flora.

Lot Description

Reference Number:11a
Opening Bid:$14.00/lb
Weight:53 lbs
Producer Cupping Notes:Fragrance and aroma: Lichi, cherries, vanilla, basil, aromatic, cocoa, and brown sugar. Taste and aftertaste: Syrup cherries, aromatic, sweet chocolate, vanilla, red applem medium citric acidity, and creamy body.

Coffee details


Fermentation: The fermentation time for this lot last 48 hours. Is done in open tanks and without water. Temperature is measured every 6 hours and the PH levels are analyze during this time making sure they don't surpass the stipulated average. Since during the fermentation, there is presence of oxygen the team at the benefits facility in Las Margaritas Farm must be very cautious in order to avoid phenols and other cup defects.

Drying Method: Once the whole fermentation is finished the cherries are moved to a mechanical dryer where they last 8 days until moistures is on the ideal percentage point. This mechanical dryer are regulated to a temprature of 38°C - 39°C.

Farm details

Farm Elevation: 1570-1850 MSNM
Average Rainfall: 1340 MM/Annual, Humidity: 73%, Temperature: 17°C - 22°C

Producer Story:

Farm name: Las margaritas
Location: Colombia, Valle de Cauca, Caicedonia
Crop size: 4.8 ha

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