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Lot EI02-04: Gesha Ruby - Dry Process

Item Information

Final bid:$29.61/lb
Total value:$6,662.25
Increment:$0.25
Bids:64
Boxes:3
Pounds:225lbs

Description

Farm Name: El Injerto Estate

Certifications: Rain Forest Alliance and CARBON NEUTRAL

Coffee Name: Gesha Ruby - Dry Process

Awards: 3rd Place COE 2017

Lot #: EI02-04

Harvest date: January to March 2017

Variety: MALAWI GESHA

History: This exotic and extravagant seed came directly from Malawi in the hands of a great friend of ours. The seed came in ashes as natives from Malawi use this method to preserve the seed for more time. This is smaller bean than traditional Gesha and the color when it rippens its like glow in the dark red, that is why the name Ruby Gesha.

This year we tried doing a Dry Process and it worked really well, earning this variety its first award at COE.

Process: DRY PROCESS or also called NATURAL process.This well selected beans are dried in patios for 3 days, then in Guardiola dries for 72 hours aprox, then we finish the drying in African beds for 3 or 4 more days.
Elevation: 1710 masl

Avg. Temp: 13ºC to 26ºC

Rainfall: 1500 mm Average

Growing Region: Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Owner/Exporter: El Injerto S.A.

Mill: El Injerto

Drying Method: Mixed Method (patios, dryers, african beds).

Cupping Notes: Flavor and complexity are the highlight of this coffee. Fragrance and aroma allow blueberries, raspberry, cherries and floral notes. Jasmine and watermelon are also distinctive flavors when tasting it. Mouth-feel like chocolate and a slightly mint aftertaste enrich this cup profile.

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