gesha

Cerro Azul Gesha Honey

This Special Release honey-processed Colombian Gesha, grown at 1,700-2,000m, presents a distinct profile of tropical fruits, boozy nuances and floral notes in a dense, silky cup.

Rigoberto Herrera acquired the farm in 2007, initially planted with Castillo and Colombia coffee varieties. In 2008, there was a pivotal shift to the Gesha varietal, introduced from Panama, marking a first in Colombian coffee cultivation.

Cerro Azul's layout includes seven distinct lots, enabling precise cultivation. Some original Gesha trees are retained, serving as a genetic resource and a tribute to the farm's beginnings.

Managed by a single full-time employee, supplemented by 15-20 seasonal pickers, the farm is a model of efficient operation. The nearby yellow school, funded by Café Granja, caters to the workers' children and those from the local area, underlining the farm's commitment to community welfare.

A notable aspect of the coffee's processing at Cerro Azul is the partial fermentation in sealed barrels. This technique subtly alters the coffee's flavour, showcasing the farm's innovative approach to coffee production. The combination of this method and the high-altitude conditions contributes to the distinctive qualities of the Cerro Azul Gesha Honey.

Cerro Azul Gesha Honey

This Special Release honey-processed Colombian Gesha, grown at 1,700-2,000m, presents a distinct profile of tropical fruits, boozy nuances and floral notes in a dense, silky cup.

Rigoberto Herrera acquired the farm in 2007, initially planted with Castillo and Colombia coffee varieties. In 2008, there was a pivotal shift to the Gesha varietal, introduced from Panama, marking a first in Colombian coffee cultivation.

Cerro Azul's layout includes seven distinct lots, enabling precise cultivation. Some original Gesha trees are retained, serving as a genetic resource and a tribute to the farm's beginnings.

Managed by a single full-time employee, supplemented by 15-20 seasonal pickers, the farm is a model of efficient operation. The nearby yellow school, funded by Café Granja, caters to the workers' children and those from the local area, underlining the farm's commitment to community welfare.

A notable aspect of the coffee's processing at Cerro Azul is the partial fermentation in sealed barrels. This technique subtly alters the coffee's flavour, showcasing the farm's innovative approach to coffee production. The combination of this method and the high-altitude conditions contributes to the distinctive qualities of the Cerro Azul Gesha Honey.