We taste: Honeydew, Cotton Candy Grape, Orange Blossom
Region: Saraguro, Loja
Altitude: 1890 MASL
Harvest: August 2023
This is our first year tasting coffee from Abel Salinas on his farm, Finca Arashi. The farm sits at 1890 MASL on 7 hectares of land where he manages 22,000 coffee trees. The majority of his farm is Mejorado but he also grows Sidra and H1 Hybrid. Abel won 1st place in the 2021 COE with his washed Mejorado!
We are very excited to be working with Abel and hope to visit him on his farm later this year.
Mejorado from Ecuador has become a strong focus for us and tasting this lot from Abel was a clear example of why we love this variety. The cup is very, very clean with a lot of florals reminding us of citrus blossom, honeydew melon, and cotton candy grape.
Next roast & ship date: February 19th
Picked at peak ripeness, de-pulped and dry-fermented for 24 hours. Dried on raised beds for 15 days.
Farm Gate Price: $6.20/LB
FOB Price: $8.25/LB
Our Price: $10.35/LB
We roast to order every Monday and ship Tuesday