Bolivia 2009

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93.36

Rank: 1
Farmer/Rep.: Mauricio Ramiro Diez de Medina
Altitude: 2100
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 24
City: Yanacahi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: perfume, jasmine, violet, honeysuckle, spices, pineapple, melon, orange, black tea, cherry, rose, almond, peach, red wine, passionfruit
Acidity: brisk, citric, tartaric, intense, floral, transparent, multi-dimensional
Other: semi-sweet chocolate, vanilla, well-balanced, jammy, complete, clove, long-lasting, consistent
Processing system: Wet process and Mechanized Drying
Variety : Typica
Coffee Growing Area: 200
Farm Size: 2500
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1818.81
High bid: 35.05
Total value: 63749.29
High bidders: Maruyama Coffee for Mikatajuku Group, Itoya Coffee and Orsir Coffee

92.05

Rank: 2
Farmer/Rep.: Braulio Luque Yana
Altitude: 1615
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 28
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: black currant, ripe prunes, blackberry, jasmine, rose, peach, floral, cherry, mango, passionfruit, cedar, tobacco, honey, sugar cane
Acidity: lively, brilliant, currant-like, effervescent, alive, grapefruit-like, clean
Other: translucent, violet, rounded, complete, viscous, structured, complex
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Red Catuai 85% and Criollo 15%
Coffee Growing Area: 3
Farm Size: 13
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2123.93
High bid: 12.06
Total value: 25614.6
High bidders: Time’s Club for C-COOP, Tashiro Coffee

91.62

Rank: 3
Farmer/Rep.: Valentin Choquehuanca Aduviri
Altitude: 1700
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: floral, jasmine, passionfruit, mango, green apple, blackberry, plum, peach, coffee cherry, butter, spice, apricot, cherry, honey, caramel
Acidity: red currant-like, crisp, juicy, grape-like
Other: clarity, silky body, creamy mouthfeel, black currant-like
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Caturra Criollo
Coffee Growing Area: 4
Farm Size: 10
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1740.33
High bid: 9.2
Total value: 16011.04
High bidders: Coffee Bean International, Inc

91.38

Rank: 4
Farmer/Rep.: Cruz Elias Choconapi
Altitude: 1420
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 20
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: perfume, jasmine, orange blossom, blueberry, marmalade, wine, green apple, cherry, passionfruit, apricot, cranberry, black cherry, tangerine
Acidity: transparent, crisp, citric, grape-like, raspberry-like, elegant
Other: balanced creamy body, buttery, syrupy, juicy, savory, molasses, wine-like character
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Caturra Criollo
Coffee Growing Area: 4
Farm Size: 10
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1467.18
High bid: 12.8
Total value: 18779.9
High bidders: UCC Ueshima Coffee Co., Ltd.

90.9

Rank: 5
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Yujra Arismende
Altitude: 1750
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 21
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: stone fruits, black currant, orange, sweet jasmine, chocolate, caramel, honey, cherry, juicy ripe peach, strawberry, cinnamon
Acidity: citrus, crisp, sweet green grape, red berry-like
Other: complex, elegant, long aftertaste, full, plum
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Red Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 3
Farm Size: 16
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1591.74
High bid: 12.35
Total value: 19657.99
High bidders: 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters and Cafe Imports

90.71

Rank: 6
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Huayhua Chiji
Altitude: 1682
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 26
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: jasmine, cherry, floral, sweet, cinnamon, strawberry, raspberry, coconut, orange spice, cocoa, raisin apple, cedar, rum
Acidity: citrus, crisp, brilliant, intoxicating
Other: complex, exotic, red wine, long aftertaste, plush
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Criollo Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 5
Farm Size: 10
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1944.48
High bid: 9
Total value: 17500.32
High bidders: Invalsa Coffee® for Zoka Coffee (US), Richmond Investment, Steven Sung-Yong Kil (KOR), Fratello Coffee (CA), Willoughby’s Coffee (US), Noble Coffee (US) and No Quarter Coffee (US)

90.17

Rank: 7
Farmer/Rep.: Carmelo Mamani Titirico
Altitude: 1650
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: black tea, cherries, plums, bittersweet chocolate, raspberry, jasmine, vanilla, ripe coffee cherry, watermelon, wine, black currant, mango
Acidity: grape-like, green apple, malic, bright
Other: juicy, balanced, savory, dense but clean
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Criollo Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 3.5
Farm Size: 10
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1695.8
High bid: 9.85
Total value: 16703.63
High bidders: 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters, Mecca Espresso and Cafe Imports

89.12

Rank: 8
Farmer/Rep.: Mario Mamani Machaca
Altitude: 1750
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 27
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: jasmine, floral, rose, cinnamon, watermelon, cedar, peach, green apple, cherry, plum, orange tea spices, honey, brown sugar
Acidity: refined, elegant, citrus, juicy, lively, red grape-like
Other: silky body, great texture, creamy, smooth dense, solid, consistent
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Caturra Criollo
Coffee Growing Area: 3
Farm Size: 6
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2006.21
High bid: 7.45
Total value: 14946.26
High bidders: Mercanta the Coffee Hunters for Andronicas World of Coffee (UK), Has Bean Coffee (UK), Kontra Coffee (DK), Melbourne Coffee Merchants (AU), Voila Coffee (JP)

87.95

Rank: 9
Farmer/Rep.: Damian Huanca Flores
Altitude: 1523
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 29
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: green apple, blueberry, stone fruit, peach, apricot, black cherry, brown sugar, red apple, blackberry, marzipan, nutty, butter
Acidity: orange-like, citric, lively, juicy, transparent, grapefruit-like
Other: molasses, layered, hint of hops, geranium, refined
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Caturra Criollo
Coffee Growing Area: 4.5
Farm Size: 5.5
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2205.72
High bid: 8.46
Total value: 18660.39
High bidders: Kaffebrenneriet as

87.52

Rank: 10
Farmer/Rep.: Ayda Titirico Hilari
Altitude: 1610
Country: Bolivia
Year: 2009
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Caranavi
Region: Yungas of La Paz
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: honey, dark chocolate, tangerine, mandarin, dry fruit, sweet apple, orange, mango, peach, earthy, herbal, almond, toffee
Acidity: intense, citric, orange-like, snappy, grape-like, berry, bright
Other: lush body, creamy, complex, milky body, long, buttery aftertaste, smooth
Processing system: Individual processing, harvesting of ripe cherries, fermentate, washed with clean spring water and s
Variety : Caturra Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 2
Farm Size: 12
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1696.46
High bid: 8.8
Total value: 14928.85
High bidders: Bewleys Ltd