Costa Rica 2014

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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

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)

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

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)

85.43

Rank: 23
Farmer/Rep.: Maria Cecilia Solis Moreno
Altitude: 1650 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 35
City: Tarrazú El Rodeo
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: honey, cherries, blackberry, caramel, peach, almond, cocoa, honey floral
Acidity: malic, raisin
Other: hoppy in a good way, cream, dark chocolate finish, creamy body
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 5 ha
Farm Size: 5 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 2310
High bid: 7.00
Total value: 16170
High bidders: BLACK GOLD COFFEE CO.,LTD.

86.97

Rank: 16
Farmer/Rep.: Mauricio Vindas Vargas
Altitude: 1880 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 28
City: San Pablo de León Cortez
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: honey, red fruit, chocolate, almond strawberry brown sugar, peach, kiwi, white grape citric
Acidity: tartaric, delicate, bright lemon, winy, consistent, zest citric
Other: mellow, soft silky body, cherry chocolate, berries aftertaste
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 11 ha
Farm Size: 13 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1815
High bid: 7.05
Total value: 12795.75
High bidders: honuKATOCOFFEE Inc.

85.57

Rank: 22
Farmer/Rep.: Gelbert Naranjo Vargas
Altitude: 1900 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: León Cortez-Llano Bonito
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: floral, honey, sweet caramel, pink grapefruit, vanilla, red apple, lemon, green apple, brown sugar, cashew
Acidity: malic, delicate, orange, fruity, lime, lemon citric
Other: round, sweet tobacco smooth mouthfeel, dried tropical fruits
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 14 ha
Farm Size: 14 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1518
High bid: 7.05
Total value: 10701.9
High bidders: Wataru & Co., Ltd.

86.83

Rank: 19
Farmer/Rep.: Oscar Adolfo Monge Ureña
Altitude: 1600 masl
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2014
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Parritilla la Legua de Aserri
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: cocoa, sugar cane, hazelnuts, cinnamon, lime, caramel, floral, ,Red fruit, apricot, raspberry, floral, blueberry, kiwi
Acidity: citric* malic, tart tartaric, complex, bright
Other: sweet lemon finish, dry finish, transparent, silky, cinnamon, black currant finish silky
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Typica
Coffee Growing Area: 8 ha
Farm Size: 10 ha
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1518
High bid: 7.10
Total value: 10777.8
High bidders: Wataru & Co., Ltd.