Joaquin Alvaro Tunubala Best Cup Finalist #14 -Grand Cru Reserve-
Taste Profile: Floral with cinnamon, green apple, and caramel.
Region: Caldono, Cauca
Farm Name: Joaquin Alvaro Tunubala
Altitude: (MASL) 1400
Harvest Season: May-August
Farm level story
Joaquin has been producing coffee all his life with his family. He now owns and operates his own farm, La Palestina. He grows 13 hectares of Castillo, harvesting from March to August. The coffee is harvested, float-sorted, fermented in cherry for 24 hours, pulped, and then fermented again for another 25 hours in plastic tanks. After this, the coffee is washed three times. The coffee is initially dried in a silo for 25 hours, moved to a parabolic dryer for 12 days.
Colombian microlots are sourced basis cup quality, and are both the highest-quality and one of the highest price tier of the coffees Cafe Imports sources from this country. The cup must achieve 87+ points and is separated out based on its particular specs, whether it is a farmer-specific or a variety-specific lot. These are highly traceable coffees.