Colombia El Vergel Anaerobic Natural Gesha Black Label | Green Coffee Beans

Colombia El Vergel Anaerobic Natural Gesha Black Label | Green Coffee Beans

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Recommended Roast Level

City (Light)

Tasting Notes

Light body, super dynamic profile, super prominent floral notes: this coffee displays the potential of a gesha almost perfectly. The body of this coffee is so light, drinking a hot cup is almost refreshing and the smell is so floral, it’s as if you’re drinking a bouquet of roses. A very subtle fruitiness sits comfortably on top of the dynamic floral profile with notes of peeled grapes (absolutely zero bitterness). This gesha is quiet, but speaks volumes in its subtlety. 

El Vergel Coffee Production

Elias & Shady Bayter's farm is located in the beautiful Departamente of Tolima spanning across the mountains in Colombia. Colombia boasts 11 different altitudes, each containing a unique flavor palate, that is unrivaled anywhere else in the world.

The farm rests on El Vergel, or Black Mountain, an inactive volcano that has created some of the most nutrient-rich soil for planting.

Each and every green coffee bean is single-origin, hand-picked, and carefully inspected by one of the tenured pickers. They go through great lengths to only produce the finest yields from our crops for coffee roasters around the world.

This Gesha was processed with a +95% of optimum mature cherry, and it was developed with an extended anaerobic fermentation for 52 hours, followed by a slow intermittent drying in the sun.  This Gesha is one of the most demanding coffees to be produced at EL VERGEL, located at the highest part of the estate, this varietal was planted based on the soil and climate conditions specifically to promote an extended growth of the cherries to promote higher brix content. ​Planted in 2016 with a quantity of 12.300 plants, this micro-lot has been managed to find specific genetic branches of the Gesha to develop specific processed based on these genetic branches, for this coffee, was used a mix of 4 genetic branches, which gives more complexity to the profile, and by a CM fermentation its obtain a very unique type of Gesha, with the characteristics of the variety and also a whole new face of Gesha possibilities.

 

Highlights


Roast Level: City (Light)
Processing: Anaerobic Dry-Process (Natural)
Region: South America
Flavor Notes: Green Grapes, Strawberry Reduction, Rose
Body: Juicy, complex
Classification: Limited Edition Black Label
Recommended Brew Methods: Pour Over, Chemex, Aeropress
Country Region: Tolima
Certification: Direct Trade
Farm: El Vergel
Producer: Elias & Shady Bayter
Varietal: Gesha
Altitude: 1460m

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