Impressions: Peach, Floral, Oolong Tea, Candied Lemon
Producer: Abel Salinas
Variety: Typica Mejorado
Farm: Finca Arashi
In the cup we get a clean and bright profile with peach like acidity and delicate florals. It has the sweetness of candied lemons and pear.
Finca Arashi is located in Saraguro, Loja, Ecuador, and is managed by Abel Salinas, a 58-year-old, Cup of Excellence winner and first-generation coffee grower and fifth out of twelve siblings. The farm sits at an elevation of 1900 MASL and consists of 7 hectares of land, and around 22,000 coffee trees in production and the majority of the production being the exotic Typica Mejorado. However, Abel also grows some Sidra and H1 Hybrid.
The variety is mainly grown in Ecuador and has been identified as a cross between Landrace and a Bourbon variety.
We Paid Coffee Quest: $22.77USD/KG
Our Roasted Costs: $40.14CAD/KG