Lot GW-17: El Burro Geisha Honey ASD NY

EL BURRO GEISHA NATURAL ASD

Our Wahed-Honey is a proven process for our high elevation coffees, together with our terroir, unique micro-climate, volcanic soil and lush vegetation that surround the coffee plantation make this EBGW Honey a unique cup profile in Panama.

El Burro Estate was established by our mother's father Amado Boutet, who's father Aristides Boutet had immigrated from France in the 1800'a. One of our prize winning and now famous coffee farm.

The Lamastus Family, a coffee growing family since 1918, is the owner of the Elida Estate and El Burro Estate coffee; both coffees have been winners of many quality prizes in international and local BOP cupping competitions, The elevation of the farm, the quality conscious and quality oriented grandfather Thatcher, son Wilford and grandson Wilford Jr the passion for coffee and the family tradition have made this possible.

El Burro coffees are produced in one of the most undisturbed coffee farms in Panama, like Elida farm, part of it is also inside the Baru Volcano National Park. Shade-grown, bird friendly, the farm is located at a very high elevation (farm goes up to 2,000m, coffee up to 1,7500m), in a micro climate totally different than at Elida.

THE TERROIR:
EL BURRO ESTATE farm is the southernmost farm (our Luito Geisha farm is the northern-most farm and Elida is close to Luito to the north) of Boquete; here the microclimate (and part of the terroir) is very dry during the dry season and very wet during the wet season in the northern farms like Elida (and Luito), the dry season gets lots of mist and rain thanks to the cold winds from the north. El Burro's distinctive microclimate yields a different cup profile with unique attributes that set it apart from our other farms.

Here, too, the farm is located at a high elevation, located at the southern tip of the Baru Volcano itself. Between the Caribbean to the north and the Pacific to the south, coffees here are grown in nutrient-rich young volcanic soils, protected from harsh sunlight and surrounded by a virgin rainforest lush with unique yeasts, bacteria, and other beneficial microorganisms. These unique growing conditions combine to produce a distinguished cup full of attributes that cannot be easily experienced elsewhere.

For the second consecutive BOP, not a single Lamastus Family lot was rejected at either the local or the international panel of the Juries.

Coffee and cupping details

Boxes: 2
Weight: 100 lbs
Score: 90.5

Farm details

Top Performing Farm: EL BURRO ESTATE
Top Performing Farmer: LAMASTUS FAMILY ESTATES
Farm Size: 40.0 ha
Farm Location: 8.7527, 82.513
Farm Elevation: 1600-1750
Mill: ELIDA LAMASTUS FAMILY ESTATES

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