Colombia South 2008

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89.70

Rank: 5
Farmer/Rep.: Lisandro Quilcue
Altitude: 1650
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 17
City: Planadas
Region: Tolima
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma- intense chocolate (14), flowers (13), honey (11), vanilla (10), caramel (10), sugar cane (9), papaya molasses (8), stone fruit (8), citrus (5), biscuit (3). Flavor- chocolate (16), orange (12), honey (12), stone fruit (7), black currant (4), mandarin tangerine (4), vanilla (4), nuts (4), peaches (3), apricot (3), grape fruit (2) . Mouthfeel- soft (15), creamy (14), smooth (14), round (8), lingering (3), elegant (3), smooth pleasant (3), straightforward (2).
Acidity: citric (22), fruit (12), lemony (5), juicy (4), Great from hot to cold consistent
Processing system: Processing
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 3
Farm Size: 3
High bid: 10.00
Total value: 26235.01
High bidders: Saza Coffee Co. Ltd.

92.39

Rank: 1
Farmer/Rep.: Eduardo Valencia
Altitude: 1800
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 27
City: Chachagui
Region: Nariño
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma- brown sugar (11), sugar cane (11), lavender (9), fruits (8), peach (6), butter (5), stone fruits (5), citrus (5), vanilla (4), orange cocoa (4), sweet tobacco (2), green apple (2), savory (2). Flavor- complex (20), red wine (11), sugar cane cake (10), strawberry (2), jasmine (8), black currant (7), sweet citric (7), red currant (6), watermelon (4), tamarind (3), orange (3), hibiscus (3), rose hips (2). Mouthfeel- long lasting aftertaste (20), complex (20), rich (13), elegant (13), syrupy (9), juicy (8), velvety (6), butter (5), soft (5).
Acidity: sweet (19), clean (22), bright (20), lively (14), Multi dimensional (13), wine (5), grape juice (4), clean and bright (2)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : 95% Caturra 5% Colombia
Coffee Growing Area: 12
Farm Size: 47
High bid: 16.20
Total value: 67501.14
High bidders: Kyokuto Fadie Corporation

87.18

Rank: 9
Farmer/Rep.: Florencio Lasso Mendez
Altitude: 1780
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 31
City: San Antono
Region: Tolima
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma – fruity (13), vanilla (8), hazelnut (5), lemon (4), pepper (4), cocoa (3), clove (3), blueberry (2). Flavor- bitter cocoa (8), lemon (6), black currant (6), green apple (3), lime (2), bitter almond (2), orange (2). Mouthfeel- velvety (13), intense (7), soft (5), lasting (4).
Acidity: bright (11), lively (8), lemon (8), crisp (6), brilliant (6)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : 60% Caturra 40% Colombia
Coffee Growing Area: 6
Farm Size: 12
High bid: 6.55
Total value: 31335.4
High bidders: Nippon Coffee Trading Co.,Ltd for Doi Coffee

85.02

Rank: 18
Farmer/Rep.: Edith Enciso
Altitude: 1550
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 17
City: Planadas
Region: Tolima
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma- floral (19), vanillas (9), cocoa (8), nuts (6), jasmine (5), sugar cane (4), toasty (4), sweet citrus (3), plum (2). Flavor- chocolate (10), stone fruits (6), black currant (4), sweet butter (3), plum (2), pepper spice (2). Mouthfeel- structured (9), long lasting- (7), velvet (6), full (2), syrupy (2).
Acidity: citrus (9), green apple (5), pleasant (4), sugar cane acidity (2), orange peel (2)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 3.5
Farm Size: 3.5
High bid: 6.95
Total value: 18233.33
High bidders: Nippon Coffee Trading Co.,Ltd for Doi Coffee

85.70

Rank: 16
Farmer/Rep.: Arnulfo Garcia Medina
Altitude: 1940
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 17
City: El Pital
Region: Huila
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma- chocolate (19), floral (11), toast (7), blackberries (2), cedar wood (2). Flavor- dark chocolate (12), molasses (6), honey (7), caramel, (8), brown sugar (5), jasmine (2). Mouthfeel- creamy (12), rich velvety (4), body (3), viscous (3).
Acidity: lemon citric (16), bright (5), brilliant (3), lively (2)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : 70% Caturra 30% Colombia
Coffee Growing Area: 3.93
Farm Size: 5.05
High bid: 7.05
Total value: 18495.68
High bidders: Wataru & Co., Ltd.

86.43

Rank: 13
Farmer/Rep.: Gloria Guerra Salazar
Altitude: 1700
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 16
City: La Vega
Region: Cauca
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma – floral (13), tobacco (7), almond (6), sweet vanilla(6), cocoa (6), red apple (4), cane sugar (4), cherry (3). Flavor- citric (18), red wine (12), chocolate (11), toasted cereal grape (10), cherry (8), grape juice (5), tamarindo (5), red apple (4), sweet tobacco (3), orange chocolate (5). Mouthfeel-, smooth (13), round (11), creamy (6), complex (4), velvet (3), complete.
Acidity: citric (19), refined (9), apple (6), delicate (5), pineapple (2)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : 70% Caturra 30% Colombia
Coffee Growing Area: 3
Farm Size: 3
High bid: 7.10
Total value: 17531.16
High bidders: Wataru for Gabee Yang

86.14

Rank: 14
Farmer/Rep.: Omar Silva
Altitude: 1750
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 17
City: Planadas
Region: Tolima
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma- caramel (9), honey (8), vanilla (8), complex structure (7), banana (5), floral (4), green apple (4), cinnamon (4), pineapple (2), ripe cherry (2), chocolate (2). Flavor- sweet citric (9), orange juice (8), delicate lemon (7), honey (6), lime (5), blackberry (4), sweet orange (4), tangerine (3), prune (2), black currant (2). Mouthfeel- smooth (13), round (9), velvety (8), syrupy (2).
Acidity: citric (12), intense (12), bright (9), crisp (6), sweet (4)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: -1
Farm Size: -1
High bid: 7.10
Total value: 18626.86
High bidders: Carandai Co., Ltd.

85.34

Rank: 17
Farmer/Rep.: Silvio Angel Quipo
Altitude: 1850
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 16
City: Inza
Region: Cauca
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma- nutty (13), honey (7), hazelnuts (7), vanilla (5), cinnamon (2). Flavor-, sugarcane (9), almonds (6), tangerine (5), apricot (4), hazelnuts (2), vanilla (3), amaretto (1). Mouthfeel- smooth (9), round (7), buttery (6), big (2).
Acidity: citric (13), green apple( malic)(7), fruit (5), sparkling (2)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 3
Farm Size: 4
High bid: 7.10
Total value: 17531.16
High bidders: Cafe Imports, A Hill of Beans Coffee Roasters

86.50

Rank: 12
Farmer/Rep.: Ramiro Diaz López
Altitude: 1600
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 17
City: Planadas
Region: Tolima
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma- sweet (15), chocolate (15), stone fruits (11), lemon (4), brazil nuts (2), cinnamon (2), watermelon (2). Flavor- honey (13), fruity (11), red wine (9), dark chocolate (6), grape (3), licorice (2), blueberry (2), rhubarb (2). Mouthfeel- clean (18), good finish (13), round (12), creamy (9), velvety (8), delicate (3), syrupy (2).
Acidity: mild citric (16), sweet (14), lemon (7), grape (3), refined (3)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 5
Farm Size: 6
High bid: 7.15
Total value: 18758.03
High bidders: TOA COFFEE Co.,Ltd.

86.55

Rank: 11
Farmer/Rep.: Ramiro Noreña Quintero
Altitude: 1750
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2008
Size (30kg boxes): 17
City: Planadas
Region: Tolima
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Aroma- nuts (8), cocoa (7), butter (6), lemon (3), sweet vanilla (3), hibiscus (2), tobacco (2), plums (1). Flavor- citric (9), sweet malt (9), milk chocolate (6), molasses (6), tangerine (6), sugar cane (5), butter (5), apple (5), red wine (3), nuts (2), toasted bread (2), tobacco (2). Mouthfeel- round (14), creamy (13), long finish (8), crisp (7), soft (5).
Acidity: fruit (12), crisp (9), bright (6), tart (4)
Processing system: Processing
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 4
Farm Size: 8
High bid: 7.16
Total value: 18784.27
High bidders: Wataru & Co., Ltd.