Quality Report - Colombia La Flecha Castillo Honey

About This Coffee

Cherries for this microlot were picked following strict ripeness criteria. Cherries were later pulped and exposed to 35 hours of dry fermentation. Later, the cherries were placed on raised beds for 11 days until 10% moisture content was reached.

This microlot is 100% Castillo. This variety was developed by Federación Nacional de Cafeteros. It is more productive than Caturra and resistant to coffee leaf rust.

Farm Information

  • Origin: Colombia
  • Region: Aponte, Narino
  • Farm/Coop/Mill: La Flecha
  • Producer: La Cooperativa de Cafes Especiales de Nariño
  • Variety: Castillo
  • Process: Honey
  • Altitude: 1700 - 2100masl
  • Harvest: October - December
  • Sourcing Partner: Cofinet
  • Quality Score: 86

Roast Level: 


Flavour Profile

  • Aroma: Caramel and Fig
  • Flavour: Grapefruit, Yellow Peach, Apricots, Caramel
  • Aftertaste: Caramel
  • Acidity: Grapefruit
  • Body: Stone-fruits such as Yellow Peaches and Apricots
  • Balance & Overall: A high quality honey processed coffee from Colombia with great Stone-fruit flavours with a clean Caramel finish

Recommended Brewing Parameters

  • Espresso: 20g In, 42g Out, 27 Seconds
  • Milk-based (150ml): 23g In, 44g Out, 30 Seconds, 150g Milk
  • Pourover Filter (Chanho-Tornado): 15g In, 225g Out, 2 Minute 00 Seconds (45G Bloom, 30 Seconds)