santa josefa - peru
Tasting Notes: dark chocolate, buttery toffee, melon
Producer: Traudel Gehrmann Mick
Region: Villa Rica
Variety: Yellow Catuai (100%)
Elevation: 1800 MASL
About: Traudel Gerhmann Mick is a German-Peruvian coffee farmer who speaks several languages and is deeply passionate about experimentation with her coffee lots. With her husband, Juan Luis Vier, an engineer, and Juan Atkins of Peru Global, she has pivoted from largely conventional coffee to a dedicated specialty focus that includes planting many new varieties and processing experiments. The farm is lush and beautiful, located high in the mountains of Villa Rica.
Giraldo Exotico - colombia
Tasting Notes: cocoa, creamy nougat, fig
Producer: 15 member farmers of Grupo Giraldo Exotica de Altura
Variety: Arabica, Caturra, and Colombia
Elevation: 1850 MASL
About: Colombia Giraldo Exotico is produced by Grupo Giraldo Exotico de Altura, founded in 2004 with 15 farmers in the town of Giraldo. It is here, in the heart of Colombia known as the coffee belt, where coffee is produced year round with certain harvest peaks. The growers combine their efforts in the Andean mountains at a high elevation to produce this rich, sweet coffee with a remarkably creamy mouthfeel.