Colombia

Edwin Noreña Experimental Pink Bourbon

This coffee comes to us from one of Colombia's most experimental producers. Edwin's coffees are unlike any coffee we've tasted. In the cup, this explosive Pink Bourbon nano-lot shows lavender, hibiscus, pomelo and lychee.

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Campo Hermoso

Specs

Producer     Edwin Noreña

Farm             Campo Hermoso

Region         Department of Quindio

Varieties       Pink Bourbon

Process       Black Honey Double Anaerobic Hopped Mossto

Altitude         1550 masl

Importer     La Baia Coffee Supply

Story

Edwin Noreña

For Edwin Noreña, being a coffee farmer is just one of the many hats that he wears in the coffee industry. He’s also an agro-industrial engineer, Q-grader, Q processing expert, international coffee processing consultant, and a head Cup of Excellence competition judge in Colombia.

Finca Campo Hermoso, is located in the department of Quindio, Colombia. This region plays a big role in the overall Colombian coffee supply and is part of what is regraded as the “coffee triangle” or better known in Spanish as “Triángulo del Café”. Finca Campo Hermoso has been in the Noreña family for 3 generations. Combining knowledge that has been cultivated through 3 generations at Campo Hermoso and a relentless hunger and pursuit by Edwin to continue acquiring knowledge and elevate the prestige of Campo Hermoso today.

Quindio

Located in the western central region of Colombia, Quindio straddles the Andes and is part of the country's famous "coffee triangle." Quindio is made up entirely of mountainous terrain, which is covered in tropical rainforest and bamboo forests. The soils have been enriched by ancient volcanic eruptions and the weather is ideal for coffee production, which is a key driver of Quindio's economy.

Pink Bourbon

Originally a natural hybrid of Red and Yellow Bourbon, this variety, famed for its characteristically pink ripened cherries and equally unique flavour characteristics, has become highly sought-after and more frequently cultivated as of late. Successful cultivation of this variety is difficult and requires careful isolation in order to maintain its distinctive colour and bright, fruity and floral profile.

Black Honey Double Anaerobic Hopped Mossto

The Pink Bourbon cherries are handpicked and harvested at 17 degrees Brix. The initial fermentation begins with a 96 hour carbonic maceration with the addition of hops and starter cultures. After the coffee is pulped it undergoes a secondary, 72-hour fermentation with the integration of the hopped mossto that was collected from the initial fermentation. The coffee is then removed from the tanks, and laid out to dry on Campo Hermoso's patios for 22 days. Finally, the coffee is relocated to the warehouse to rest for another 4-5 days to undergo a humidity stabilization process.

About Coffee Hopped Mossto

Freshly crushed coffee fruit juice that contains the skins and mucilage of the coffee fruit as well as hops. This Mossto juice is filled with a high amount of lactic bacteria and yeasts from the mucilage, creating a distinct, creamy texture to the viscosity in the body of the coffee. The mossto is collected from the initial fermentation and is then separately fermented for 72 hours before being introduced to coffee during the second fermenation.

 



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Importer

La Baia Coffee Supply

Farmgate Pricing

9.50 USD per lb

FOB Pricing

What's this?

FOB: "Freight on board," usually the price paid to the coffee exporter for coffee ready to ship. This includes price paid to the producer as well as milling, warehousing and transportation costs plus any intermediaries' fees and export costs.

Farmgate: the price paid by the exporter or other buyer to the producer or producer organization.

11 USD per lb

Lot Size

70kg, of which Subtext purchased the full lot.

Relationship Length

This is the first year La Baia and Subtext have worked with Edwin.

Quality

Subtext cupping score of 88


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