Violet Honey Geisha

Sold out. For the last seven years, Roger Ureña has been meticulously researching and preparing the replanting of his recently purchased farm, Santa Teresa in Tarrazu, Costa Rica. Amongst the different varieties he's now producing, we were lucky enough to get our hands on a small amount of honey processed Geisha.

Since its rapid proliferation throughout coffee producing countries all over the world, it has been fascinating to taste how the Geisha variety is interpreted through the lens of different terroir and processing.

This is an especially interesting example in that Costa Ricas micro milling abilities allow so much more control from beginning to end for the producer. We had certainly not tasted a honey processed Geisha up until this point but we're glad that Roger has chosen to present the coffee this way. At his farm he has installed an eco-pulper and dries the majority of his coffees on raised African beds.

Roger purchased Santa Teresa six years ago and is producing coffee on just 9 of the 60 hectares of this property, as the majority is protected forest.

Apart from a wide range of exotic coffee varietals, Roger is also growing avocados and is working towards becoming carbon neutral as part of a government program for agriculture and sustainability named Bandera Azul.

This coffee is complex and well structured with dark stone fruit tones and aromatic violet florals.

  • Costa Rica

  • Santa Maria de Dota

  • Santa Teresa

  • El Congo

  • Santa Teresa

  • Roger Ureña

  • Panama Geisha

  • Honey

  • March 2017

  • 1900 masl

  • Nordic Approach

  • 89

  • 262,86pr kg

  • Light (ideal for filter brewing or very adventurous espresso)

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