Origin: Fresno,Tolima, Colombia
Farm: El Vergel Estate
Producer: The Bayter Family
Process: Natural, Double Fermentation
Varietal: Caturra
Altitude:1350 MASL

The Guava Banana is a natural processed coffee, with a two step fermentation process, the first is an aerobic fermentation in short and wide tanks to expose the highest amount of cherries possible to oxidation for 14 hours, this accelerates the fermentation process(caused by temperature increase). afterwards the cherries are transferred to steel tanks for another 48-52 hours of aerobic submerged fermentation with the aim of developing softer, lighter notes on the profile. Post fermentation the coffee is intermittently dried for 12-15 days between raised beds and silos, the process is finished with a stabilization in grain pro bags for 1.5 months in a humidity controlled vault.

This varietal is a breeding of yellow caturra and red caturra, it was planted in November 2016 at 1350MASL in the microlot Tico Pepe with a medium density of 3000 plants/Ha. The name Guava Banana comes from the naturally grown guava trees in the region and their unique effect on this lot has developed them to develop fruit characteristics in the profile of this coffee.
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El Vergel Estate

Origin: Fresno,Tolima, Colombia
Farm: El Vergel Estate
Producer: The Bayter Family
Process: Natural, Double Fermentation
Varietal: Caturra
Altitude:1350 MASL

The Guava Banana is a natural processed coffee, with a two step fermentation process, the first is an aerobic fermentation in short and wide tanks to expose the highest amount of cherries possible to oxidation for 14 hours, this accelerates the fermentation process(caused by temperature increase). afterwards the cherries are transferred to steel tanks for another 48-52 hours of aerobic submerged fermentation with the aim of developing softer, lighter notes on the profile. Post fermentation the coffee is intermittently dried for 12-15 days between raised beds and silos, the process is finished with a stabilization in grain pro bags for 1.5 months in a humidity controlled vault.

This varietal is a breeding of yellow caturra and red caturra, it was planted in November 2016 at 1350MASL in the microlot Tico Pepe with a medium density of 3000 plants/Ha. The name Guava Banana comes from the naturally grown guava trees in the region and their unique effect on this lot has developed them to develop fruit characteristics in the profile of this coffee.