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Castillo - Peach + Yeast + Honey Anaerobic

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Taste notes: Peach, lemongrass, lime, panela, cacao nibs

Producer: Jairo Arcila
Region: Armenia,Quindio/Santa Mónica
Variety: Castillo
Altitude: 1450 - 1500 masl

Crop: 2023

Processing: This coffee was grown by Jairo Arcila at the farm Santa Mónica. This coffee was exposed to a dry anaerobic fermentation period of 72 hours with the pulp on. During this fermentation stage peaches and wine yeast (otherwise known as Saccharomyces Cerevisiae which is the yeasts most commonly used for winemaking) were added. The cherries were then pulped and placed to dry on raised beds with peaches placed amongst the coffee until the ideal
moisture content was achieved.

This variety was developed by Federación Nacional de Cafeteros. It is more productive than Caturra and resistant to coffee leaf rust.

Weight: 250g
Recommended for: Filter
Additional Information:
This microlot is 100% Castillo

Additional information:
Jairo Arcila is a third-generation coffee grower from Quindio, Colombia. He is married to Luz Helena Salazar and they have two children together, Carlos and Felipe Arcila, who are the co-founders of Cofinet. Jairo’s first job was at Colombia’s second-largest exporter, working as their Mill Manager for over 40 years until his retirement in 2019.

Jairo bought his first coffee farm, Finca La Esmeralda, in 1987 and this is where he planted his first Caturra lot. He was fortunate enough to earn money by producing coffee on his farm in addition to working full time. Using his savings, Jairo slowly managed to purchase five additional farms. After Esmeralda came Villarazo, Mazatlan, Santa Monica, Maracay and then Buenos Aires. Now, during the harvest period, Jairo can provide jobs to the locals generating an economic impact in the community. He received great insight and expertise from his sons’ in the picking, sorting, and processing of his coffees. This insight has empowered Jairo and given him the tools needed to showcase fantastic coffees with amazing profiles from the region.