«Red plum, milk chocolate, maple syrup. Clean and sweet with
round mouthfeel and a juicy acidity.»
PERU - Belem Quiquira
- Process: Washed
- Varietal(s): Bourbon, Typica
- Region: Sandia/Puno
- Producer(s): Small scale farmers
- Altitude: ~1800m
- Drying: *undisclosed
- Harvest period: Manual
The Puno region lies on the south-eastern edge of the country. It borders Bolivia and has elevations of 900–1,800 m.a.s.l. Caturra, Typica, and Bourbon are the most common varieties produced here. Although the region doesn’t produce a high quantity of coffee, it’s known for its quality.
“Puno has some very interesting coffees and it’s because of its unique microclimates and varieties”
The richness of the soil leads to very complex flavors. “The coffees from Puno, they are a combination of tropical fruits like passion fruit and pineapple, with a really juicy body. They’re very sweet with notes of caramel and molasses, it’s pretty complex. There are floral notes. Specialty coffees prevail in this zone."
“They have a juicy acidity, that is to say that there is a good balance between acidity and body. It’s a pretty bright acidity and a juicy body.”
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