Peru Organic Mercedes Carranza Montenegro FTO

SKU PERUORGMERCEDES

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raw green bean Green coffee is raw Roast prior to consumption

This is an SHG EP grade Fair Trade and Organic certified coffee from Peru. This lot comes from the Asociacion de Productores Cafetaleros Juan Marco El Palto (JUMARP), also known as "El Palto." The cooperative is located in the Amazonian Andes in northern Peru. Founded in 2003 by 35 small farmers, the association now consists of 189 active members with a total area of 549 hectares in production. All members produce organic and Fair Trade Certified coffee. Women represent 40 of the organizations families, including continual representation on their Board of Directors. The Association's mission is to meet the demand of our buyers in specialty coffee allowing an increase in income for the farmer member and their family. This particular lot is grown by Mercedes Carranza Montenegro.

Cupping Notes: Lemon, clean, toffee, nutty.

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Coffee Bean Matrix Attributes

  • CountryPeru
  • Organic CertificationYes
  • Fair Trade CertifiedYes
  • Rainforest Alliance CertifiedNo
  • ProcessWashed
  • DecaffeinatedNo
  • Altitude (meters)900-2,000
  • Brightness:5
  • Body:4
  • Aroma:4
  • Complexity:4
  • Balance:6
  • Sweetness:5
  • Spicy:-
  • Chocolaty:medium bean
  • Nutty:heavy bean
  • Buttery:-
  • Fruity:medium bean
  • Flowery:-
  • Winey:-
  • Earthy:-
  • RegionCajamarca, Provinces of Jaen, and San Ignacio
  • VarietyTypica, Caturra, Pache, Mondo Novo, Bourbon, Catuai, Catimor
  • HarvestJune - November
  • DryingSun dried

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by on July 30, 2019

Bought this as a sample to compare with the Peruvian coffee that I normally buy. Very pleasant cupping and I would agree with the lemon, toffee nut tones. I roasted into first crack. Definitely a keeper.

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by on March 27, 2020

Roasted my first pound a few days ago and used 1/2 pound to make a container of cold brew elixir. This gives me about a week of elixir that I just add hot water too for my, and my wife's, morning cup. I was quite pleased with the results of the cold brew and the remaining beans I grind for my second brewed cup later in the day. Both methods have a great taste with no bitterness or strong after taste. I will definitely order this again as one of my preferred beans.

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