Colombia - Rodrigo Sanchez Pink Bourbon Natural
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£17.50 GBP

Tasting Notes: Pink Lemonade, Tropical Fruit, Pineapple

 Whole Bean 250g only - Free UK delivery

Brewing: This coffee works well with all filter brewers and espresso. For filter we recommend a 1 - 16 brew ratio, and for espresso a 1 - 2.5 brew ratio.

Filter: 15g - 250ml // Espresso: 18g - 45ml

This is the second of our series of three stunning nano lots from Colombia from the most recent harvest. In November last year we started working with iFinca who are helping us to source some incredible special process microlots.
This coffee comes from a farm owned by Roger Sanchez a 4th generation coffee producer. They focus on producing high scoring coffees that include unusual varietals and processing methods.

This small lot comes from coffee harvested from Pink Bourbon varietal trees. After harvesting the coffee was floated in water to remove defects. After water sorting the coffee was stored for 100 hours in sacks to allow the outer skin of the coffee to start to oxidize. The coffee was then stored in airtight plastic containers with one way valves until the ph dropped to 3.8. This method is know as carbonic maceration and is a technique most commonly used in the wine making industry. Storing the cherry like this creates an oxygen free environment that kick starts fermentation and drops the ph.

After fermentation in plastic drums the coffee was sun dried for 5 days to quickly dry the outer layer of the fruit reducing the risk of mold or fungus growth. The final stage of drying was done under shade for 30 days to slow down the drying process increasing fermentation and fruit flavours.

The results are stunning, this is one of the best coffees we've ever tasted and is very unique in flavour profile. Tasting notes are very complex and include pink lemonade and tropical fruits including pineapple.

Varietal –  Pink Bourbon
Preparation – Carbonic Maceration Natural
Location – Agua Negra district of the Municipality of Pitalito, Huila
Altitude – 1730 masl

We recommending buying whole bean coffee and grinding before brewing. We also sell 250g bags pre-ground. 1kg bags are available as wholebean only.

Customer Reviews

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The juiciest coffee I've ever tried!