Natural ASD Geisha Lot 6-GN (CAD $81/lb)
Region: Cañas Verdes, Boquete, Chiriquí
Elevation: 1,550 masl
Producer: Abu Coffee, José Luttrell
Farm: Hacienda Cañas Verdes
Harvest: March 2021
Cup Score: 92.75
Process: Anaerobic Slow Dry (ASD) Natural - The coffee is handpicked at the optimal maturation point and then also sorted by hand to ensure only the best cherries are selected. The coffee is processed with an anaerobic dry process for 192 hours and then sun-dried on African raised beds for 25 days.
Fragrance and Aroma: Berries, cacao nibs, lemongrass, lilac.
Taste and Aftertaste: Mango, strawberry, raspberry, passion fruit, jackfruit, grapefruit, chocolate, citric acid, juicy, cognac, extremely clean, creamy body, complex, a very intense and long aftertaste.
This is our second year working with José Luttrell and Abu Coffee. This lot is similar to their anaerobic natural geisha we brought in last year (Lot 17N), but this years is even better!
About Abu Coffee
Abu Coffee was named to honor the memory of José Guillermo Luttrell Tedman, a third generation coffee producer from the Cañas Verdes region of Boquete, Chiriquí in Panama.
"ABU" (short for Abuelo, grandfather in Spanish) is what his grandchildren used to call him. His dream was to achieve the best cup of coffee with the highest standards of quality. Abu Coffee continues to live this dream by producing some of the most incredible and unique coffees available not only in Panama, but globally.
Abu Coffee is a regular in the legendary Best of Panama competitions:
- 2020 BOP: 11th in Natural Geisha (91.75)
- 2019 BOP: 8th in Washed Geisha (92.00), 12th in Natural Geisha (91.25)
- 2018 BOP: 12th in Natural Geisha (90.50), 15th in Washed Geisha (90.25)
- 2017 BOP: 6th in Washed Geisha (score: 91.25)