Tasting Note: Grape juice | Mixed berries | Dark Chocolate | Red Wine
Processing Method: Winey Natural
Growing Altitude: 1600-1750m
This is a deep-toned coffee with notes of grape and mixed berries, as well as a pleasant winey aroma left in the cup, reminding one of an emptied glass of red wine.
Led by Luis and Rigoberto Herrera, Granja La Esperanza is a pioneering coffee farm that has never stopped experimenting to push the boundaries of coffee production, including the invention of their exclusive X.O. processing method which won Lex Wenneker his 1st-runner up title in WBC 2018 (Wenneker competed with X.O. processed Geisha). Apart from the X.O. process, Granja La Esperanza has also been producing a lot of hybrid washed coffees recently.
Granja La Esperanza’s origin traces back to as far as 1930 when their first farm, Potosi, was acquired in Valle de Cauca, Colombia. After nearly one century of family business, Cafe Granja La Esperanza manages five excellent farms today: Cerro Azul, Las Margaritas, La Esperanza, Hawaii and of course, the very first farm, Potosi.
Their extraordinary vision and adventurer spirit for coffee production resulted in amazing achievements, including Best of Panama 2018 Champion and 1st-runner up in 2019. In year 2012, three of La Esperanza’s coffee won 2nd, 3rd and 7th place at the same time in SCAA’s Top Ten Coffee of the Year – an achievement which turned all eyes to them.
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