Costa Rica 2014

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92.67

Rank: 1
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Enrique Navarro Granados
Altitude: 1825 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: La Bandera de Dota
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: caramel, milk chocolate, vanilla, floral toffee, plum, pear, apricot, spices, blackberries, melon, peach, jasmine, rum, brown sugar, green mango tangerine almonds, sugar cane, grape, candy, lemon
Acidity: citric, phosphoric, balanced, effervescent, sparkling delicious
Other: complex, well constructed, well designed, crisp juicy, transparent, super, lime zest, lingering finish, pungent, clean
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 4 ha
Farm Size: 5 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1518
High bid: 41.20
Total value: 62541.6
High bidders: Maruyama Coffee, Sugi Coffee Roasting, Ponpon Coffee, Orsir Coffee (Taiwan)

90.03

Rank: 2
Farmer/Rep.: Josúe Navarro Porras
Altitude: 1825 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: La Bandera de Dota
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: bergamot, dark chocolate vanilla, caramel, honey, raisins, stonefruit jasmine, prune, plum, banana, white grape, honey, chocolate, floral, kiwi
Acidity: malic, complex, well-rounded, green apple, tangy, juicy, delicate
Other: apple, citrus smooth, lime aftertaste, sour orange, dense, round, smooth, velvet
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 8 ha
Farm Size: 10 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1518
High bid: 12.20
Total value: 18519.6
High bidders: GSC International Co.,Ltd. (KOREA) // Shanghai Borong International Trading Co.,Ltd (CHINA)

89.90

Rank: 3
Farmer/Rep.: Alberto Camacho Morera
Altitude: 1500 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 56
City: Sirri
Region: Valle Occidental
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: cognac, winy, pineapple, strawberries, blueberry, melon, dried banana, sugar cane, sweet lemon, mango, cinnamon, apple juice, raisins, papaya, chocolate
Acidity: tartaric, malic, mango, papaya, blueberry
Other: chocolate finish, balance, juicy, full body, sweet, honey
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 2 ha
Farm Size: 2 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 3663
High bid: 9.00
Total value: 32967
High bidders: Kyokuto Fadie Corporation, Tashiro Coffee, Time’s Club, Coffee Libre

89.83

Rank: 4
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Enrique Navarro Porras
Altitude: 1900 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 32
City: La Bandera de Dota
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: long caramel, mango, apple, green grape, vanilla, strawberry, melon cherry, floral, sweet orange, watermelon, black tea, gumdrops, blueberry
Acidity: sparkling, crisp, malic, tartaric, light citrus, sweet, lemon citric finish
Other: creamy, lasting, clean, long aftertaste, transparent, delicate, juicy, smooth improved as it cooled
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 6 ha
Farm Size: 7 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2112
High bid: 11.30
Total value: 23865.6
High bidders: Haru International Corp & Specialty Coffee Inc (Steven Kil), CORE, MQ Coffee-Shanghai

89.63

Rank: 5
Farmer/Rep.: Guiselle Porras Vega
Altitude: 1900 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 35
City: La Bandera de Dota
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: berries vanilla, milk chocolate, red apple, strawberries, blackberries cherries, lemon lime, green tea, spicy chocolate nectarine, pink grapefruit
Acidity: tartaric* citric* delicate, transparent, juicy, lime
Other: balanced, transparent, very clean, syrupy, smooth, structured
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 5 ha
Farm Size: 5 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 11.50
Total value: 26185.5
High bidders: Peaberry Limited, Food Service Ukraine

89.60

Rank: 6
Farmer/Rep.: Hector Bonilla Cruz
Altitude: 1850 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Llano Bonito de León Cortez
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: caramel, stonefruit, apricot, plum, honey vanilla, hibiscus floral blackberries, sweet juicy, raspberry peach, fig
Acidity: malic, tartaric, phosphoric, citric, sparking red wine, white grapes, complex
Other: rich, soft, creamy, mellow super clean, transparent
Processing system: Honey
Variety : Bourbón
Coffee Growing Area: 5 ha
Farm Size: 5 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1518
High bid: 12.10
Total value: 18367.8
High bidders: Campos Coffee

88.80

Rank: 7
Farmer/Rep.: Café de Altura de San Ramón
Altitude: 1350 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: San Rafael San Ramón
Region: Valle Occidental
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: caramel, cinnamon, sweet, brown sugar, dark caramel, rhubarb crunch, cooked apple, praline, spices, red apples
Acidity: malic, tartaric, sparkling, apple
Other: creamy, soft, velvety, juicy crisp
Processing system: Other
Variety : Caturra Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 5 ha
Farm Size: 10 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1518
High bid: 20.10
Total value: 30511.8
High bidders: Hisashi Yamamoto Coffee, Time’s Club, Coffee Libre

88.77

Rank: 8
Farmer/Rep.: Marco Chacón Madrigal
Altitude: 1900 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 35
City: Dota, Santa Maria
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: milk chocolate, spices, almond, berry, floral, black currant, apricot, melon cantaloupe, cherries, fruit, strawberries cranberries, peach, raisins, pineapple sweetness toffee
Acidity: lively, citric, lemons, tartaric cherry
Other: viscous* lingering aftertaste, dark chocolate, juicy, creamy, amazing mouthfeel, balanced, silky, smooth herbal notes
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Red Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 1 ha
Farm Size: 1 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 8.75
Total value: 19923.75
High bidders: Campos Coffee

88.67

Rank: 9
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Ricardo Calderón Madrigal
Altitude: 1800 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 35
City: Dota, Santa Maria
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: cherry, molasses, floral, dark berries dark chocolate, herbal melons, tropical kiwi mango, melon, stone fruits
Acidity: bright malic, orange citric, lime
Other: long aftertaste, full body, creamy, smooth, transparent, beautiful body, sweet finish
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 1 ha
Farm Size: 1 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2277
High bid: 8.00
Total value: 18216
High bidders: Kaffebrenneriet as

87.60

Rank: 10a
Farmer/Rep.: Juan Ramón Alvarado
Altitude: 1600 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 34
City: San Francisco
Region: Valle Central
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: red apple, grapes, red berries, rose hip, melon, chocolate, honey, Mango, blueberry
Acidity: malic, bright, spicy, juicy
Other: chocolate aftertaste* creamy body* round, dense, juicy transparent complex, apple aftertaste long creamy finish
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Villa Sarchi
Coffee Growing Area: 35 ha
Farm Size: 35 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2244
High bid: 7.50
Total value: 16830
High bidders: TOA COFFEE Co.,Ltd & ARAB COFFEE Co.,Ltd