SCA Score 85
Notes: Chocolate, dried fruits, candied peel round body, sweet.
Producer: Small-scale producers, members of La Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera de la Provincia Fronteriza de San Ignacio
Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Bourbon
The Gallito de las Rocas is an exotic bird species that you can find hiding within the Andean cloud forests. They are the national bird of Peru and if you look carefully you can see them fluttering around the highlands and the coffee growing areas of the Cajamarca Region, showing off their bright and rainbow-colored plumage.
The Gallito de las Rocas coffee is grown by small-scale coffee growers in based in San Ignacio, Cajamarca. The Cajamarca region in Peru is known as the land of coffee, honey, and natural forests. The economy in the region is primarily moved by the production of coffee, producing some of the world’s finest and most delicious profiles. It is a region where Typica and Bourbon varietals are still dominant and most farmers here own farms of very few hectares in very remote areas.
Processing method: Fully Washed
Drying method: Dried on patios or in covered beds on each farm.