Costa Rica 2015

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87.44

Rank: 11
Farmer/Rep.: Maria Grisel Porras Vega
Altitude: 1900
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 28
City: Dota, Jardin, Puerto Rico
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Vanilla, orange, peach, tea-like, pear, panela, macadamia, cacao beans, honey, malt
Acidity: Vanilla, orange, peach, tea-like, pear, panela, macadamia, cacao beans, honey, malt Balance of citric and malic, citric, apple, elegant, complex
Other: Good balance, round, creamy, silky
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 4 hectares
Farm Size: 6.7 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1818
High bid: 7.60
Total value: 13816.8
High bidders: Coffee TEK, Busan

87.34

Rank: 12
Farmer/Rep.: Ricardo A. Perez Barrantes
Altitude: 1700
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Naranjo, Cirri Sur
Region: Valle Occidental
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Mixed berry, kiwi, tangerine, dried cherry, orange, fruit cocktail, fruit punch, coffee cherry, Chambord, black currants
Acidity: Acidic, malic
Other: Juicy, fresh, long and layered finish, champagne-like, lively
Processing system: Natural
Variety : Catuai Caturra
Certifications: Organic
Coffee Growing Area: 8 hectares
Farm Size: 8.3 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1521
High bid: 8.50
Total value: 12928.5
High bidders: Sulalat Coffee Trading

87.24

Rank: 13
Farmer/Rep.: Francisco Mena Vilchez
Altitude: 1700
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Naranjo, Cirri, Lourdes
Region: Valle Occidental
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Honeysuckle, red apple, yellow stone fruit, black cherry, pinot noir, caramel, brown sugar, honeydew, lime, candied peach
Acidity: Tartaric, complex fruit, citric
Other: Long after finish, dark caramel, harmonious, very balanced between acidity and sweetness
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 5 hectares
Farm Size: 41 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1521
High bid: 8.70
Total value: 13232.7
High bidders: Kyokuto Fadie Corporation

87.18

Rank: 14
Farmer/Rep.: Efrain Naranjo Blanco
Altitude: 1900
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Llano Bonito, León Cortés
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Allspice, lemon curd, caramel, milk chocolate, sugar cane, orange, red apple
Acidity: Citric, juicy, bright, complex, crisp
Other: Syrupy mouth feel, long sweet finish, well structured
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 9 hectares
Farm Size: 10 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1521
High bid: 9.10
Total value: 13841.1
High bidders: Campos Coffee

87.14

Rank: 15
Farmer/Rep.: Maria Fernanda Calderon Castillo
Altitude: 1850
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: San José, Dota, Santa Maria
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Concord grape, red apple, sweet lemon, cacao, orange zest, mandarin, cranberry, green apple, bergamot orange
Acidity: Tartaric, citric, malic, complex fruit
Other: Syrupy, lively, nice bright finish
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 1 hectare
Farm Size: 1 hectare
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1521
High bid: 7.60
Total value: 11559.6
High bidders: Solberg & Hansen AS

87.08

Rank: 16
Farmer/Rep.: Marco Chacón Madrigal
Altitude: 1900
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: Santa Maria de Dota
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Red apple, peach, raisin, dried apricot, plum, lemon peel, caramel, chocolates
Acidity: Malic, sparkling, citric, tartaric
Other: Viscous syrupy mouth feel, creamy, peach and apple aftertaste
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 1 hectare
Farm Size: 1 hectare
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1521
High bid: 8.10
Total value: 12320.1
High bidders: WATARU for FRESH ROASTER COFFEE TONYA CO., LTD

86.98

Rank: 17
Farmer/Rep.: Luis Anastasio Castro Vargas
Altitude: 1600
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 28
City: San Pablo de León Cortés
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Allspice, clove, red apple, citric lime, grapefruit, orange zest, stone fruit, brown sugar
Acidity: Tartaric, citric, chocolate
Other: Creamy, clean, sweet, delicate; honeysuckle, jasmine rose aftertaste; toffee notes and chocolate after taste; long finish
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Catuai Caturra
Coffee Growing Area: 1 hectare
Farm Size: 3 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1818
High bid: 6.30
Total value: 11453.4
High bidders: UCC Ueshima Coffee Co., Ltd.

86.94

Rank: 18
Farmer/Rep.: Maria Lourdes Castillo Umaña
Altitude: 1800-2000
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 23
City: San José, Dota, Santa Maria
Region: Tarrazú
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Caramel, brown sugar, red apple, orange, molasses, lavender, dates, cherry blossom
Acidity: Citric, malic, bright
Other: Notably clean, very sweet, lychee
Processing system: Washed
Variety : Catuai
Coffee Growing Area: 13.5 hectares
Farm Size: 13.5 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1521
High bid: 6.30
Total value: 9582.3
High bidders: honuKATOCOFFEE Inc.

86.90

Rank: 19
Farmer/Rep.: Tomas Gutiérrez A, Jorge Vargas, Allan Vargas
Altitude: 1350-1400
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 24
City: Naranjo San Juanillo
Region: Valle Occidental
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Citrus flower, green apple, pear, cane sugar, apricot, rum, pineapple, mango
Acidity: Citric, malic
Other: Pecan finish, crisp, well structured and sticky mouth feel
Processing system: Honey
Coffee Growing Area: 3.5 hectares
Farm Size: 4.2 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1554
High bid: 5.80
Total value: 9013.2
High bidders: RYANS COFFEE ROASTERS, Cafe Nara, GABEAN COFFEE ROASTERS, KOALA COFFEE FACTORY, Cafe Hong-Si, millo coffee roasters

86.72

Rank: 20
Farmer/Rep.: Carlos Barrantes Zúñiga, León Victor Arrieta Lobo
Altitude: 1600
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 2015
Size (30kg boxes): 24
City: Lourdes de Naranjo
Region: Valle Occidental
Month:
Aroma/Flavor: Apricot, sandalwood, pecan, apple, caramel, brown sugar, spicy, melon, spice rum, green apple, cedar, pine needle, butter
Acidity: Citric, malic, bright
Other: Syrupy body, long sweet finish
Processing system: Semi-Washed
Variety : Villa Sarchi
Coffee Growing Area: 5 hectares
Farm Size: 5 hectares
Auction Lot Size (lbs.): 1554
High bid: 6.21
Total value: 9650.34
High bidders: GSC International Co., Ltd. (KOREA) // Shanghai Borong International Trading Co., Ltd (CHINA)