CERRO AZUL 1kg @ $200/kg
Cerro Azul is a famous Colombian farm which solely grows Geisha. The climactic conditions were deemed ideal for this coffee variety and now there is an array of bronze-tip and green-tip Geisha planted throughout Cerro Azul.
Owned by siblings, Rigoberto and Luis Eduardo Herrera, who come from a long standing coffee producing family and are the masterminds behind the world renowned Granja La Esperanza group of farms. Cerro Azul is a sizeable 20 hectares of land. The Geisha cherry that is produced and harvested here at Cerro Azul is then taken to another of the Herrera's farms, La Esperanza for processing.
This Natural Geisha is fermented in whole cherries for approximately 36 hours, following this, it's dried for 48 hours in silo at 35 degrees. After the two days in silo, it's dried in a solar dryer for 15 additional days. The profile is intense in florals and demonstrates high complexity. Tones range from tropicals, to citrus, to berries, to chocolates.
Price per kilogram: $101.66 USD FOB
Total kilos available: 24 kg
Harvest date: April 2020
Fermentation: 36 hour open-air fermentation in cherry
Drying time: 2 days dried in a controlled temperature silo, 15 days in solar dryer
Drying temperature: 35 °C Max. - 18 °C Min.
Altitude: 1700 - 2000masl
Rainfall: 1.526 mm/year
Humidity: 85 – 90%
Stabilization: 90 days