Colombia Nariño Aponte-Royal Reserva Honey(GP)

RNY # 48231

Colombia Nariño Aponte-Royal Reserva Honey(GP)

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Cupping Notes

Black Cherry
Honey
Red Apple

Beyond The Cup

Black Cherry,Honey,Red Apple

Royal NY’s Scoring

Acidity :

High

Body :

High

Sweetness :

High

Elevation: 1525 to 2400 meters

Varietals: Caturra,Colombia

Milling Process: Honey

Drying Process: Patio Drying

Harvest Start Month: June

Harvest End Month: August

Export Start Month: July

Export End Month: October

Most coffees from Colombia are processed using the traditional washed method. This lot, however, goes through a more complex honey process that involves leaving the bean to dry in its mucilage for 20-45 days, using the heavy, cold winds of the region to help promote an even drying process. The producers of this region, an indigenous community called the Inga, were part of the northernmost Inca empire, which colonized the south of Colombia in the late 14th century. Land here is communal, and the population is ruled by a “cabildo” or group of elders who make sure ancestral traditions are upheld. The population of this area have unfortunately been affected by earthquakes in recent years and have turned to specialty coffee to help produce income for the region.