Decaffeinated with sparkling water. Notes of plums, cherries and chocolate biscuits.
Where: Northern Peru: San Ignacio and Jaen regions.
Altitude: 1650 - 2000 MASL.
Tasting Notes: Plum, cherry and chocolate biscuits.
SCA Cup Score: 84.75.
Drink it: Perfect in a cafetiere, or as a single origin espresso. Suits all coffee makers and is good with or without milk.
Varieties: Caturra, Typica and Catimor.
Preparation: Washed. Decaffeinated with sparkling water.
Owners: Co-operative comprising 31 producers from across San Ignacio and Jaen.
Decaf Peru El Cambio Single Origin Coffee Beans
Our decaffeinated coffees are the result of the 'sparkling water method'. Natural carbon dioxide (from prehistoric underground lakes) is combined with water to create a highly solvent substance, suited to removing the caffeine from coffee. It is a gentle, natural and organically certified process, respectful of the other coffee components that contribute to taste and aroma.
This lot is grown by 31 smallholders who live around the regions of San Ignacio and Jaen in Northern Peru. The altitude varies between 1650-2000 above sea level. Since producers own relatively small amounts of land, they generally manage the farm and do the picking and processing themselves, drying the coffee on plastic lined patios at their houses before forwarding on to the decaffenation process.
Situated in western South America, Peru shares borders with Colombia and Ecuador in the north, Brazil in the east and Chile and Bolivia in the south. At its west coast lies the Pacific Ocean.
Peru is country of diverse climates and habitats including the Andes mountain range. This coffee comes from the Cajamarca area, located at the northern end of ther Peruvian Andes. This area offers a great climate, good soil, but difficult terrain. Farmers in this area are typically small holders who work in cooperatives.
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