Peru Cajamarca IDELSO PERALES PEREZ

  • Blackcurrant and lemon grass
  • Apricot
  • Sweet and complex

Proces: Washed

Variety: Caturra and Castillo

Label: Organic

Lot: Microlot

Importer: Falcon Coffees

Rob Says: Idelso Perales Perez owns one hectare of land in the El Paraiso village. Even though he doesn’t produce very much quantity, around 10 exportable bags of which we bought three, the quality of Idelso’s coffee is very high!

The farm is blessed with ideal growing conditions and after focusing on improving his picking it has the highest cupping score of any Peruvian coffee we tasted so far.

Where lots of nearby farmers who have been planting the Catimor variety, resulting in low quality on higher altitudes, Idelso sticks to Bourbon derivatives as Caturra and a more leaf rust resistant Castillo.

THIS COFFEE IS ON OUR PLANNING FOR FEBRUARY 2020

Peru Junin GUILLERMO CARDENAS

  • Clean cup with medium acidity
  • Blueberry
  • Meaty aftertaste

Producer: Guillermo Cárdenas Enriquez and Graciela Córdova

Farm: Trapiche Pampa 

Variety: Typica 80%, Bourbon (20%)

Altitude: 2200 masl

Rainfall: 1750 mm per year

Importer: Cultivar (Trabocca)

Rob Says: We are as, a Specialty Roaster, doing an ungoing research for better coffee. The last four/five years we notice that the posibilities for fantastic beans are higher in South America then in Central America. Brazil is the most prominent force in this part of the world, but also countries as Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru are surprising us year after year.

One of the most fanatic and gifted coffee buyers Lisanne Oonk therefor travelled several times to the most remote area’s of Peru in search for stuff Caffenation (and probably a lot other companies) is dreaming off.

This fantastic ‘African styled’ coffee is a true work of art by the hands of Guillermo and his wife Graciela. And we are more than happy to pay farmers like them a higher price, to continu their brilliant work on these something hostile environments in the middle of nowhere.

WE EXPECT ROASTING THIS COFFEE BY THE END OF JANUARY

Peru Amazonas FINCA TIMBUYACU

  • Sweet tropical fruit notes
  • Nice body
  • Grapes and black cherry

Producers: Alfonso and Karim Tejada

Variety: Caturra, Pache, Catuai

Certification: Organic

Process: Washed

Importer: 32 Cup Coffee Merchants

Last Peruvian coffee is the year is probably the most special one. This farm used to work for years exclusively with Stumptown Coffee Roasters, so we were lucky purchasing this small lot that suits both filter and espresso roasting.

Timbuyacu is Alfonso and Karim’s private coffee farm, just outside of Mendoza. Timbuyacu is a Quechua word, yaku meaning water and timbu roughly translating to source. The farm is named this in reference to the groundwater spring present on the land, which belonged to Alfonso’s grandmother. Alfonso and Karim began cultivating coffee here in 2010 in order to better understand the realities of the producers they were buying from.

THIS COFFEE WILL PROBABLY BE AVAILABLE BY THE END OF MARCH 2019

Peru Amazonas MENDOZA LINARES

  • Almond/marsepin flavors
  • Buttery mouthfeel
  • Smooth and balanced cup

Location: San Miguel – El Palto municipalty

Lot: Washed microlot organic

Varieties: Pache, Catuai, Catimor

Altitude: 1650 – 1750 masl

Corporation:  JUMARP El Palto

Importer: 32 Cup Coffee Merchants

Rob Says: For years Peru has been seen as a good country for affordable, mainly organic, coffee. This all started to change a couple of years ago and seems to evolve into high cupping coffees from farms all over Northern Peru.

At the Jumarp El Palto coop they invest, alongside ambitious families and a supportive government, into better infrastructure. When farming above 1600 masl we notice great Specialty microlots already, and an ambition to do even better in the near future. To be continued.

The processing at Fazenda Mendoza Linares goes relatively classic with a 24h fermentation and 8 days of drying.

THIS COFFEE is sold out.

Peru Amazonas HERRERA CULQUI

  • Notes of Walnut and Beechnut
  • Cane sugar
  • Floral

Location: Vista Hermoza, El Palto municipalty

Farm size: 5,75 hectares

Processing: Washed microlot organic

Variety: Mix of Pache, Caturra, Typica, Villa Sarchi

Altitude: 1750-1850

Importer: 32 Cup Coffee Merchants

Rob Says: Nearby Cajamarca province we have Amazonas province. Comparable conditions (climate, soil, ….), but a little earlier in harvest.

Our basic idea on coffee offer and blending is to stock some smooth and low acidity coffees to balance with all that fruity African coffee and we think Guatemalan coffees during summer/autumn and Peruvian stuff for winter/spring works best.

This organic coffee from Familia Herrera Culqui is very easy going, sweet and suitable for both filter or espresso roasts.

THIS COFFEE SHOULD HIT OUR COFFEE ROASTER BY CHRISTMAS 2018