Peru Elvis Rafael
Stone Fruit, Caramel & Chocolate
250g — £9.00
- SCA Score 85.75
- Producer Elvis Tineo Rafael
- Altitude 1700
- Process Washed
- Varietal Caturra, Bourbon & Typica
- Location El Diamante, Jaen
The prominent yellow stone fruit in this coffee by Elvis Rafael and bright acidity associated with great Peruvian coffee, shine through in abundance. This is a very well balanced coffee which displays its inherent characteristics with superb clarity.
Elvis Reinerio Tineo Rafael is a second-generation coffee producer who owns land in the El Diamante area of Jaen. Elvis himself owns 3 hectares of land, which is planted with bourbon, caturra and catuai and sits at an altitude of 1600 to 1900 masl. Elvis and his family work the land together, coordinating their picking, processing and drying and sharing their facilities. Over the last few years Elvis has been investing in improving the quality of his coffee, improving the quality of picking and experimenting with pre-fermentations and different fermentation methods.
Elvis has participated in the Cup of Excellence competition two years in a row, in 2018 he finished 7th place and in 2019 in the top 30.
This coffee was picked, washed and floated before being dried under shade for 30 days.