Colombia South 2012

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90.85

Rank: 1
Farmer/Rep.: Maria Etelvina Diaz
Altitude: 2040
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 44
City: Buesaco
Region: Nariño
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: honey in aroma, sugar cane, caramel, red fruits, jasmine, violet, pineapple, melon, papaya, banana, red wine, Muscat
Acidity: structured, bright, complex, lime
Other: smooth mouthfeel, elegant, refined, caramel, clean finish, transparent, juicy
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 0.8
Farm Size: 0.8
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2320.65
High bid: 22.10
Total value: 51286.42
High bidders: Ponpon coffee, Tabei Coffee and Maruyama Coffee

90.43

Rank: 2
Farmer/Rep.: Enrique Dagua Fernandez
Altitude: 1650
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 47
City: Caloto
Region: Cauca
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: floral, spearmint, cardamom, apricot, spicy, minty, fennel, floral, Darjeeling tea, Muscat, white wine, pear, perfumed, almond
Acidity: refined, malic, sparkling
Other: elegant, consistent, vanilla in finish, refreshing, eucalyptus, cardamom
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Colombia 80% Castillo 20%
Coffee Growing Area: 3.94
Farm Size: 8.22
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2469.17
High bid: 18.60
Total value: 45926.64
High bidders: Kyokuto Fadie, Time’s Club for C-COOP (Japan) and Coffee Libre (S. Korea)

90.08

Rank: 3
Farmer/Rep.: Jairo Gomez Acosta
Altitude: 1889
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 44
City: Almaguer
Region: Cauca
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: apricot, guava, mandarin, peach, caramel, lemongrass, mango, pineapple, molasses, walnut, jasmine, toffee, Fuji apple
Acidity: sparkling, orange, cherry, citric, malic, bright, structured
Other: blackcurrant in finish, silky, smooth, long, transparent
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Castillo 50% Caturra 30% Colombia 20%
Coffee Growing Area: 0.7
Farm Size: 1
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2320.65
High bid: 15.10
Total value: 35041.85
High bidders: TERAROSA (Korea)

89.58

Rank: 4
Farmer/Rep.: Franco Héctor López
Altitude: 2100
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 44
City: Buesaco
Region: Nariño
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: apricot, orange, almond, chocolate, caramel, honey, cherry, melon, blackcurrant, vanilla
Acidity: lemon, bright, juicy, citrus, delicate
Other: rounded, balanced, elegant, chocolate finish, sweet aftertaste, peach and clove in finish
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 4.22
Farm Size: 19.4
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2320.65
High bid: 8.80
Total value: 20421.74
High bidders: A Twosome Place at CJ Foodville (Korea)

89.38

Rank: 5
Farmer/Rep.: Jose Herminzul Ninco Lara
Altitude: 1600
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 44
City: Hobo
Region: Huila
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: honey, cherry, peach, eucalyptus, jasmine, mandarin, tangerine, green apple, preserved lemon, spicy, cinnamon, black tea, tamarind
Acidity: lively, bright, crisp, citric, refined, complex
Other: long aftertaste, persistent, creamy, transparent, well structured, complex
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Colombia 80% Castillo 20%
Coffee Growing Area: 4.21
Farm Size: 9
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2371.71
High bid: 8.60
Total value: 20396.68
High bidders: Kyokuto Fadie Corporation

89.15

Rank: 6
Farmer/Rep.: Fernando Zemanate Bambague
Altitude: 2000
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 44
City: San Sebastian
Region: Cauca
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: lychees, molasses, floral, mandarin, peach, jasmine, blackcurrant, milk chocolate, spicy, grape, tart, wine, apricot, melon liqueur, passion fruit
Acidity: very bright, lime, granadilla
Other: syrupy, finish, intense, panela, dark chocolate
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Castillo 63% Colombia 37%
Coffee Growing Area: 0.73
Farm Size: 0.8
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2309.05
High bid: 6.90
Total value: 15932.44
High bidders: EL CAFE coffee roasters, Told a Story, Coffee Society, Beansfree, Seo Dongjin’s Coffee Lab (Korea)

88.93

Rank: 7
Farmer/Rep.: Henry Efrain Salas Rueda
Altitude: 1800
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 48
City: Pasto
Region: Nariño
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: passion fruit, sugar cane, mango, cinnamon, green apple, strawberry, plum, tea arose
Acidity: complex, bright, lemon, citric, strawberry
Other: juicy, lingering, pear
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Colombia 25% Caturra 25% Castillo 50%
Coffee Growing Area: 7.9
Farm Size: 25
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2552.72
High bid: 8.00
Total value: 20421.74
High bidders: Kaffebrenneriet as

88.70

Rank: 8
Farmer/Rep.: Carlos Geovany Martinez Yela
Altitude: 1900
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 44
City: Samaniego
Region: Nariño
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: blackcurrant, chocolate, peach, tropical fruit, grape, mango, apple, nectarine, red wine
Acidity: brilliant, lemon, tartaric, complex, bright, grapefruit
Other: balanced, well structured, creamy mouthfeel, dense, sweet
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Caturra 70% Colombia 30%
Coffee Growing Area: 1.95
Farm Size: 1.95
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2320.65
High bid: 6.65
Total value: 15432.34
High bidders: Invalsa Coffee® (USA) with Richmond For Specialty Coffee (Korea), Coffee Labs (USA) Rojo’s Roastery (USA) and Haru International (Taiwan)

88.18

Rank: 9
Farmer/Rep.: Carlos Trejo Velasco
Altitude: 1950
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 46
City: Pasto
Region: Nariño
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: red wine, green apple, dark chocolate, sugar cane, passion fruit, vanilla, raspberry, lime, herbal, nuts
Acidity: delicate, lively, citric, refined, tomato, transparent
Other: silky mouthfeel, harmonious, juicy, smooth, creamy
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Caturra 80% Castillo 20%
Coffee Growing Area: 3.85
Farm Size: 4
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2459.89
High bid: 8.60
Total value: 21155.07
High bidders: Campos Coffee

87.73

Rank: 10
Farmer/Rep.: Amelio Santacruz
Altitude: 1820
Country: Colombia South
Year: 2012
Size (30kg boxes): 89
City: Buesaco
Region: Nariño
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: dark chocolate, licorice, grape, jammy, black fruits, blueberry, toffee, prune, sugar cane, plum, grape, sangria
Acidity: orange, lively, complex, lemon peel, tangerine, bitter chocolate
Other: floral, creamy mouthfeel, violet, black tea, sweet, well balanced
Processing system: Washed Coffee
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 4.37
Farm Size: 5.71
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 4721.37
High bid: 5.25
Total value: 24787.18
High bidders: Campos Coffee