This Serious Select coffee will be roasted and shipped on the following Tuesdays.
Tuesday 11/7 and 11/14
Ranked #6 in the recent 2012 Cup of Excellence with a score of 88.2,
this is the second year in a row in which La Cumbre de Dota placed in the top pack. In 2011 they garnered 4th place with a score of
88.62, an impressive score for a first time entry. The La Cumbre de
Dota farm is owned and operated by Jorge Gutierrez Jimenez and his family on the
land that has been passed down for generations.
The farm is made of up 2
hectares, which has produced Red Catuai varietal for the last 12 years.
It is located between the Dota and Tarrazu regions at about 6000 feet elevation. The farm lends its name to this altitude as the Spanish word cumbre
translates to summit in English. The Jimenez family takes this meaning
seriously as they always strive to improve and achieve new goals while they
cultivate their passion for coffee.
Processing is done at the Bajo del Rio
Mill where the coffee is semi-washed, meaning a small amount of mucillage is left attached to the husk, dialed in with amechanical demucillager. The coffee is then fully sun-dried.
- Farm: La Cumbre de Dota
- Farmer: Jorge Gutiérrez Jiménez
- Rank: 6 City: Dota
- Region: Tarrazú
- Country: Costa Rica
- Farm Size: 7.5 acres
- Coffee growing area: 5 acres
- Altitude: 1900 meters
- Variety: Catuaí Rojo (Red Catuai)
- International Jury Score: 88.20
Cup Characteristics: CoE jury descriptions: AROMA: rose berry cherry floral dark chocolate FLAVOR: cinnamon raisin cardamom blackcurrant vanilla tobacco black tea dried apricot ACIDITY: soft tartaric green apple malic burgundy wine acidity lima orange OTHER: elegant long fruity finish