Cauca Best Cup #4 comes to us from producer Luis Hernando Rojas from Finca El Islote. Luis submitted this 3 bag micro-lot to the 2016 Cauca Best Cup auction placing fourth out of 766 regional coffee submissions. Finca El Islote is situated in Inza de Pedregal de Cauca in Colombia. The coffee was grown at an altitude of 1,920 masl. It is a triple washed Castillo.
Cauca Best Cup 3rd Edition was a live auction of contest winning coffees cosponsored by Café Imports and Banexport and hosted at the FNC in Popayán. In its third year, the contest received 766 submissions and brought more than 30 coffee tasters from around the world. Repetition Coffee won the fourth and eleventh placing lots in a live auction. We recommend you try them both
As a filter coffee we taste notes of papaya, apricot and pecan. It has a satiny finish that lingers. It's a well-balanced cup. As espresso we get orange blossom, apricot, dulce de leche and tamarind.