Ecuador La Papaya Mejorado
Ecuador La Papaya Mejorado
Ecuador La Papaya Mejorado
Ecuador La Papaya Mejorado

Ecuador La Papaya Mejorado

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Size 250g (8.8oz)

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Coffee overview

Wrapping up a brilliant Ecuador season with a highlight washed Typica Mejorado from legendary producer Juan Peña. This washed lot offers a heavy sweetness anchored to grape and tropical candied fruits, adding tartness, while floral character looms over the cup. This is the most dynamic and complex Mejorado offered by us this year. This is the 5th year buying directly from La Papaya through their exporting arm, CafExporto.

Coffee flavor profile

Green grape, candied pluot, honeysuckle.

Acidity: soft tropical
Sweetness: heavy
Body: floral

Brewing evaluation

Rest: 30+ days recommended. This coffee is lighter than other ultralights on menu.

Filter: Gabi Standard Recipe of 1:18 shows a very complex landscape of subdued acidity, expansive sweetness, and looming florals. Lower ratios with somewhat increase intensity but the cup stays mostly soft and floral.

We use 60 hardness, 20 buffer water heated to 198F in all of our recipes.

Information

Farm: La Papaya
Region: Saraguro
Country: Ecuador
Elevation: 2,100 masl
Variety: Typica Mejorado
Process: washed