Costa Rica 2011

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90.38

Rank: 1
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Ricardo Calderón Madrigal
Altitude: 1900
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 31
City: Santa Mª de Dota
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: pear, sherry, floral, fruit notes, strawberry-rhubarb, mango, chocolate, tangerine hints of cedar, caramel, lemon-grass
Acidity: lively, structured, bright, elegant, refined
Other: creamy texture, buttery, milk chocolate aftertaste, merlot long finish, expansive, multidimensional complex
Processing system: Fully Washed
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 5
Farm Size: 5
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 20.00
Total value: 45540
High bidders: Tabei Coffee, Uchida Coffee, Maruyama Coffee (Japan) and Orsir Coffee (Taiwan)

88.97

Rank: 2
Farmer/Rep.: Manuel Antonio Barrantes
Altitude: 1650
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 33
City: Lourdes de Naranjo
Region: Occidente
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: cane sugar, super sweet, brown sugar jasmine tea, walnut, apple lychee cherry, apple. strawberry, champagne, Muscat, coconut
Acidity: juicy, lively citric bubbly, transparent, clear well structured, complete
Other: milk chocolate aftertaste, gentle floral finish
Processing system: Mechanical Washed
Variety : Villa Sarchi
Coffee Growing Area: 5
Farm Size: 5
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 12.00
Total value: 27324
High bidders: Time’s Club for C-COOP, Your Coffee (JAPAN) and Coffee Libre (S.KOREA)

88.85

Rank: 3
Farmer/Rep.: Carlos Ureña Ceciliano
Altitude: 1750
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 30
City: Los Santos
Region: Los Santos Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: orange, citric, caramel, sweet lime, maple, cinnamon, fruity floral chocolate cocoa spicy almonds, blueberry apple
Acidity: citric- juicy very bright, tangy, sparkling, tart
Other: creamy mouthfeel, almond aftertaste, long lingering aftertaste, very stable
Processing system: Mechanical Washed
Variety : Villalobos Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 7
Farm Size: 9
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 7.30
Total value: 16622.1
High bidders: Café Imports, The Conservatory for Coffee and Tea & Cocoa, Cravens Coffee Company, Fonte Coffee Roaster and Kean Coffee

88.62

Rank: 4
Farmer/Rep.: Jorge Guiterrez
Altitude: 1850
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 39
City: Dota
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: good aroma, milk chocolate gentle cedar clove, spice tone, pepper, ,Black tea and black currant
Acidity: delicate, crisp, lively, elegant
Other: nicely balanced with fruit tones, cherry finish, hardy red undertone balanced velvety mouthfeel sweet and pepper aftertaste
Processing system: Mechanical Washed
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 2
Farm Size: 3
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2580.6
High bid: 7.00
Total value: 18064.2
High bidders: Invalsa Coffee®, (USA) Specialty Coffee (Korea), Java Blend (Canada), Carrboro Coffee (USA), Rojo’s Roastery (USA), Reality Roasters (USA), Social Coffee (Canada), Linking Coffee (Taiwan), Georgio’s Coffee (USA) & JRene Coffee Roasters (USA)

88.59

Rank: 5
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Alberto Monge, Oscar Adolfo Monge
Altitude: 1550
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 28
City: Parritilla, Aserri
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: mango, blackberry, milk chocolate, apricot, Christmas cake, plum tangerine peach, fresh white fruit
Acidity: soft, citric refined, delicate, all the way through
Other: milk chocolate aftertaste, very sweet and clean, when cool black tea with milk, silky, well balanced
Processing system: Mechanical Washed
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 10
Farm Size: 12
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 7.80
Total value: 17760.6
High bidders: Toa Coffee Co.,Ltd. for Toa Coffee and Arab Coffee

88.32

Rank: 6
Farmer/Rep.: Carlos Alberto Monge Garbanzo
Altitude: 1800
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 103
City: Tarbaca, Aserri
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: plums, chocolate root beer, lemon, pineapple, coffee flower warming spice
Acidity: transcendent, crisp bright orange
Other: velvety mouthfeel, clean and sweet all the way through, simple, sweet lemon, definable
Processing system: washed, 50% sun , mechanical dried
Variety : Caturra Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 1.74
Farm Size: 1.74
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 7590
High bid: 4.90
Total value: 37191
High bidders: Toby’s Estate Coffee

87.85

Rank: 7
Farmer/Rep.: Adriana Fallas Venegas
Altitude: 1700
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 34
City: Canet
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: cherry raspberry, apple, apricot, floral, jasmine, spice
Acidity: soft, bright, tartness in the beginning
Other: sweet finish, peach, good structure
Processing system: washed , sun dried
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 2
Farm Size: 2
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 7.10
Total value: 16166.7
High bidders: Wataru for OGAWA COFFEE

87.82

Rank: 8
Farmer/Rep.: José Luis Navarro Ceciliano
Altitude: 1500
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 51
City: Llano de los Ángeles
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: lemon, ripe apple, chocolate, tangerine, apricot, light raisin melons, black current
Acidity: very delicate, soft, bright
Other: honey aftertaste, sweet, round, chocolate, cocoa, aftertaste well balanced velvety chocolate
Processing system: Wet Process, Natural fermentation , sun dried
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 14
Farm Size: 14
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 3339.6
High bid: 4.70
Total value: 15696.12
High bidders: Wataru & Co., Ltd.

87.74

Rank: 9
Farmer/Rep.: Ricardo Peréz Barrantes, Marvin Rodriguez Villalobos, Felipe Rodriguez Villalobos
Altitude: 1700
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 34
City: Llano Bonito
Region: Valle Occiental
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: vanilla, cinnamon, lily of the valley, caramel, mandarin, orange zest spicy, grape milk chocolate honey, fresh fruit, floral aroma
Acidity: supportive, lush and refined
Other: creamy, sweet clean finish grapefruit, smooth, creamy, sweet finish, juicy
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Caturra Catuai Villalobos
Certifications: Organic
Coffee Growing Area: 10
Farm Size: 16
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 7.10
Total value: 16166.7
High bidders: Marubeni Corporation

87.68

Rank: 10
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Pablo Bonilla Solìs
Altitude: 1820
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2011
Size (30kg boxes): 31
City: Canet
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: persimmon, blueberry, vanilla, caramel, jasmine, marzipan sweetness, fantastic fragrance- apple blossom, jasmine, lemon, cherries black current
Acidity: restrained acidity, refined lemon gentle, sweet tangy
Other: sweet tangy aftertaste, soft body chocolate, buttery mouthfeel cocoa aftertaste, lingering and structured
Processing system: washed , sun dried
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 3
Farm Size: 3
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 7.50
Total value: 17077.5
High bidders: Seven Seeds