We wanted to find a coffee that works well as espresso AND filter. That usually means the acidity needs to be nicely balanced. South American coffees are often great for this as they are very smooth and balanced.
We have roasted it light but quite slowly.
This time we focused on Peru. Peru has become a good player in the coffee world the last few years and we wanted to find a special one, so for this occasion we had to go higher up the mountains. This coffee is grown above 1600masl in the area of Bellavista. It was harvested the end of 2019 by five farmers in the village of El Palto.
The coffee is all washed and from a mixed varietal of mostly caturra and castillo. The farmers pick and dry the coffee themselves before they travel to Jaen where the warehouse is and here is where the coffee is graded and cupped: 84